- Another day, another positive report on Mitch McGary. The latest from the Duke side of things where BlueDevilNation tweets that he’s hearing Michigan leads for McGary’s services as well: “I can now say that Michigan is the favorite to land Mithc McGary. Not looking good on this one. The football school is in good shape.”
- Despite Michigan’s strong standing, this one isn’t over until it’s over. Coach K and Billy Donovan both were at Brewster to check on McGary this week. (Photo: Kelly Kline/ESPNHS)
- Darius Morris to play in exhibition games in Mexico
Morris close to signing Nike contract, traveling to Mexico
- Standout basketball player Drake Harris breaking receiving records at Grand Rapids Christian
Drake Harris profiled by MLive — discusses both football and basketball.
- 2011-12 ITH Season Preview: Michigan Wolverines
Inside the Hall takes an early look at Michigan’s team: “How high they finish in the conference may depend on whether they can find proper chemistry void of Morris’ facilitation skills.”
- Nonconference schedule analysis: Big Ten
Eamonn Brennan rates Michigan’s non-conference schedule a 7 0ut of 10.
- Keita Bates-Diop recently made an unofficial visit to Illinois and will travel to Purdue this weekend. He visited Ann Arbor earlier this fall and discussed his recruitment with Kevin Raftery.
- Michigan stopped by open gym at Huntington Prep in West Virginia, watching a team that features Andrew Wiggins (2014), Xavier Rathan-Mayes (2013), Tanveer Bhullar (2013) and JaVontae Hawkins (2012).
- Breakdown: Top 100 availables, Part A ($)
Scout national site with a premium take on McGary
- John Beilein is speaking presenting at the Clinic to end all Clinics this afternoon with a piece called “It’s All About the Turnovers, Stupid!”.