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June-July 2013 - Wolverine

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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2013 basketball recruiting issue Seeking Rising Seniors Michigan Has One 2014 Pledge And At Least Two More Scholarships To Give M By Chris Balas ichigan coaches have received one pledge from their class of 2014 targets, Fort Myers (Fla.) Bishop Verot big man Ricky Doyle (6-9, three-star prospect), while Fort Wayne (Ind.) Canterbury class of 2013 shooting guard Austin Hatch (6-6, three-star) has been reclassified to 2014, as well, following a June 2011 plane crash that has sidelined him since. There's been speculation that he won't be prepared to play by '14, however, which would open up another scholarship. As it stands, U-M has two to give in '14. Hatch and the possible early departures of sophomores Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III could give Michigan as many as five available scholarships for 2014. Here's a look at the rising seniors U-M has offered and is seriously pursuing. Devin Booker 6-4 • 180 • SG Moss Point (Miss.) High No. 23 rising senior nationally Devin Booker, a 6-4, 180-pound shooting guard from Moss Point (Miss.) High School, averaged 28.9 points per game last season as a junior. photo by Many thought Booker might have pledged by now, but he's slowed his recruitment down after emerging as one of the top guard candidates in his class. He called Michigan his "strong frontrunner" after receiving his offer last June and hasn't cooled

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