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June-July 2012

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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His foot speed, too, has gotten much better. Bluiett is playing up with the Heat's 17U team this spring and more than holding his own. Outlook: Bluiett has held a Purdue offer since last summer and also boasts offers from Indiana, Illinois, Virginia and Xavier. "IU, Purdue and Butler have called me," Bluiett said. "Michigan, Michi- gan State, Ohio State and Notre Dame, too … they're the ones that are calling the most. No one really stands out right now — it's early in the process, and I haven't given it too much thought." He does like what he's seen from U-M. "Coach Beilein is a great coach," he said. "That program has always been a great program, and they made a good run last year. I really like the program, but I haven't looked into visits. That's something I have to do." Sean O'Mara 6-9 • 230 • C Lisle (Ill.) Benet Academy Currently unranked by O'Mara has been on the Michigan Sean O'Mara averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and two blocked shots per game for a 21-7 Benet Academy team last season, and he also plays left tackle in football. PHOTO COURTESY RIVALS.COM campus a number of times, the latest for U-M's win over Wisconsin during the season. The back-to-the-basket center is starting to develop a face-up game, too, and is concentrating more on running the floor this spring. rebounds and two blocked shots per game for a 21-7 Benet Academy team. He's also the football team's left tackle, and he currently has no plans to give up the sport he calls his second love. O'Mara averaged 15 points, nine Illinois, Northwestern and Wisconsin have joined Michigan in observing him closely. "I've been watching different Illinois-Chicago has offered, while schools closely to see how they are using their centers," he said, noting he'd like to be able to employ some outside game in addition to playing inside. He plans to attend the Michigan camp in June in addition to his AAU events. Outlook: Purdue head coach Matt Painter has been spotted watching the big man this year, and Michigan has long been high on O'Mara's list. He's also hoping to hear more from home state Illinois, but he still con- verses most with the U-M staff. "I really like Michigan," O'Mara said in April. "I'm still waiting for an offer, but I like the coaches and everything about it." ❏ MICHIGAN HITCH COVERS & AUTO EMBLEM Hitch Cover (Item # 1360) plus $6.50 S&H $38.95 Real chrome — Not an imitation! Paint-safe — Easy to apply. Auto Emblem (Item # 1362) $16.95 plus $3.00 S&H QTY. ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE TOTAL Hitch Cover (Select Style: o Block M o Camo) $38.95 ea. Auto Emblem SHIPPING & HANDLING Combination of 2 Hitches or more items: Add $9.00 2 Emblems: Add $4.50 1 Hitch: Add $6.50 1 Emblem: Add $3.00 $16.95 ea. Subtotal Tax (NC 6%, IN 7%, MI 6%) Shipping & Handling (see chart) TOTAL Made from chrome-plated metal — no plastic! Shiny Chrome "Block M" on Brushed Chrome Background or "Michigan" M Camo Background Fits standard 2" trailer hitch receivers Available in two styles: Front plate measures 5" wide by 3.5" tall THE WOLVERINE • P.O. BOX 2331 • DURHAM, NC 27702 1-800-421-7751 VISIT OUR ONLINE STORE! WWW.COMANPUBLISHING.COM o My check or money order made payable to THE WOLVERINE is enclosed. o Please charge to my: o Visa o MasterCard o AmEx o Discover (Credit Card Charges Will Appear On Your Statement As Coman Publishing Co.) Card No.________________________________________________________________ Exp. Date ____________ Name _________________________________________________________________ Sec. Code ____________ Address ____________________________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________________________________________ State______ Zip ____________ Daytime Phone # (_______) ____________________________________________________________________ JUNE/JULY 2012 THE WOLVERINE 31

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