Mitch McGary to Michigan

Photos: The Hoosier Scoop

Exactly two months after his official visit to Ann Arbor, Mitch McGary verbally committed to John Beilein and the University of Michigan during a nationally televised announcement on ESPNU.

“I’d like to bring a National Championship to Michigan next year” – Mitch McGary

McGary, the No. 2 recruit in the nation, joins Glenn Robinson III and Nick Stauskas as the third member of Michigan’s 2012 class. The nation’s best big man measures 6-foot-10, 250 pounds, and chose the Wolverines over Duke, Florida, North Carolina, Kentucky and Maryland.
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Open Thread: Mitch McGary Announcement


Mitch McGary will announce his college decision between Duke, Florida and Michigan at 5 p.m. ET on ESPNU and all signs point toward McGary selecting Michigan.

Join the discussion below during the build up and actual event to share your thoughts, predictions, worries or excitement.

Pre-Announcement Coverage:

Video: New Mitch McGary Summer Highlights

In honor of Mitch McGary’s scheduled 5 p.m. announcement this evening, here are some exclusive highlights from Ty Kish and City League Hoops.

For more McGary footage, make sure to look at our Video Archive posted this morning.


Travis Conlan serves as your video tour guide through the Player Development Center in a video feature for the newly redesigned

Video Archive: Mitch McGary

Mitch McGary will announce his college decision today at 5 p.m. on ESPNU but in preparation here’s a look back at the best McGary footage from the past summer. First, here’s a scouting video from the Pitt Jam Fest:

More footage from the LeBron James Skills Academy, Super Showcase, Under Armour Jam Fest, Elite 24 and more after the jump. (See also: In Depth Scouting: Mitch McGary)
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In Depth Scouting: Mitch McGary


Depending on who you talk to, Mitch McGary is the best big man and the second or third best player in the class of 2012. Despite his lofty ranking, the second most popular question that I’ve heard this fall (after “will Michigan get McGary?”) is just how good is he really? A ranking is one thing, but what does he bring to the table at the next level.

On the eve of McGary’s announcement – scheduled for Thursday at 5 p.m. on ESPNU – we take a closer look at McGary’s strengths and weaknesses from the summer circuit. There’s endless highlight and scouting video of McGary out there on the internet but here’s our first hand impressions of McGary as well as some quality hand selected reports from other outlets this summer.

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