The Wolverine

November 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  BASKETBALL RECRUITING W inning the Big Ten champion‑ ship by three games would open some doors for just about any program. Advancing to the Elite Eight a year after a trip to the na‑ tional championship game breaks them down like a battering ram, es‑ pecially at a university with Michi‑ gan's national prestige. U‑M head coach John Beilein and his staff have taken full advantage of their success. They landed a highly ranked class of 2016 big man already in Medina, Ohio, 6‑11 standout Jon Teske ('s No. 96 junior na‑ tionally), and they continue to make inroads with some of the nation's other top recruits. One — class of 2015 standout combo guard P.J. Dozier of Colum‑ bia, S.C., (6‑6,'s No. 33 senior nationally) — took his official visit to Michigan Sept. 27, and Beilein did a great job setting it up, Perry Dozier, P.J.'s father, said. "He didn't really have to do much. The program speaks for itself," he said. "The assistants have done a great job already. It's all about build‑ ing relationships." Sitting down and watching film with the coaches on where his son   BASKETBALL RECRUITING Michigan Remains Strong On The Recruiting Trail P.J. Dozier, a 6-6 guard from Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C., is ranked as the No. 33 player in the senior class. He officially visited Michigan for the weekend of the Minnesota game. PHOTO COURTESY RIVALS.COM

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