Five-star guard Tyus Battle picks Michigan

Dylan Burkhardt

Michigan added a commitment from five-star guard Tyus Battle today. Battle had just returned from his official visit to Ann Arbor over the weekend.

The commitment was first reported by Evan Daniels of

Battle is a five-star shooting guard from New Jersey and is the 247Sports Composite No. 12 player in the class of 2016. He joins Jon Teske and Austin Davis as Michigan commitments in the class.

Stay tuned for more to follow on this developing story.

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    • Champswest

      Welcome Tyus.
      Bye the way, Beilein can’t recruit.
      I will wait to get really excited when he signs his LOI or enrolls.

    • Ernie Silverthorn

      Tyus, we are soooo excited to have you! Welcome to the program young man! Coach B and staff are exceptional, your future teammates are the best, and there is really nothing better than a Michigan education! Looking for ward to seeing you in Maize and Blue! Goooo Blue!!!

  • Fred Z in Ann Arbor

    Go Blue!

  • Manny Fresh

    LETS GO!!!!!!! Welcome to Michigan!

  • Cory

    Great get for Coach Beilein and the program!

  • dafug

    Hey-ooooooo!!! Go Blue baby! Huge huge get

  • winners choice

    OMG!!!! I can’t breathe! I told you guys that I had a great feeling about this class. This is great. Positivity leads to results. We are actually competing with the Kentucky ‘s , Dukes and Arizonas of the world.. now can we Please Stop doubting our school and staff? Go blue!

  • Champswest

    Caris has a big senior year and then Tyus slides right into his old spot.
    And the beat goes on.

  • UMTigersWingsLions

    awesome…now maybe a little domino effect for us for the future recruiting :)

  • EchoWhiskey

    Wait, what? Pleasant shock of the year!

  • UMTigersWingsLions

    I saw your video with you hoping to go to the NBA. Dont worry kid, coach JB will get you ready like no one else would :)

  • mikey_mac

    Huge get. Very excited about this one. We are one PG signing away from having a continuously deep, very talented roster over next few seasons.

    • Mark Worthley

      sounds like a one and done player, though

      • Indiana_Matt

        Which I think is absolutely fine. I think our staff has recruited a good group of guys that are going to be in it for the long haul. Putting major talents in place along side them, even if for one year, will make us very competitive. Go blue!

      • You never know in this day and age, but I wouldn’t say Tyus is a sure fire one and done. A lot can happen over the next two years, but he could easily be a two-and-done type as he improves. Or he could have a monster freshman year and head to the draft.

  • Jake

    can someone wake me up please?!!!!

  • Mattski

    John Belien is an okay coach, but he just cannot recruit. :)

  • A2JD

    That’s big news! Get a PG for that class and they’ll be a Final Four contender in 2017.

    • bobohle

      GOODIN next please! GO BLUE!