Report: Michigan offers four-star forward Tyler Cook

Dylan Burkhardt

Michigan extended a scholarship to 6-foot-8 forward Tyler Cook on Wednesday evening.

Cook is the No. 58 player in the class of 2016 according to 247Sports Composite rankings and holds offers from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Florida, Florida State among others. News of the offer was first reported by Ben Weixlmann.

Cook averaged 5 points and three rebounds per game while playing up a grade with the St. Louis Eagles on Nike’s EYBL Circuit this summer. He averaged 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game during his sophomore season at Chaminade.

Cook is described as a traditional power forward and had a breakout summer highlighted by an impressive 32 point, 11 rebounds performance at Kansas’ summer camp.

Cook to an unofficial visit to Michigan on August 10th and joins Derryck Thornton, Tyus Battle, TJ Leaf, Cassius Winston, Josh Langford, Seth Towns and Quentin Goodin as prospects that hold a Michigan offer. The Wolverines currently hold one commitment in the class, from top-100 big man Jon Teske.

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  • JRose5

    I didn’t realize there was a recruit out there that didn’t hold an IU offer?!?

    • Champswest

      I am sure one will soon be on the way. Cast a big net, catch more fish. Try to fit the pieces together later.

    • Wayman Britt

      Good point, I think Crean just goes down the ESPN Top 100 list and offers everybody on the list.

    • jblair52

      Crean just got SnapChat so he’ll be offering the Top 100 in every class with a smirk.

  • I’ve not seen the vid yet that makes me think Cook is a fit here, but on the other hand if Beilein wants him, I do too.

  • toblav

    Seems coach Beilein might be thinking he’d be pressing his luck to wait for yet another eleventh hour under the radar guy to show up.

  • KnuckleheadedBlue

    I am not sure what issue my computer has but videos off this website drag and are basically unwatchable, yet the same video from YouTube works just fine– very bizarre.