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Top-40 wing Jalen Wilson commits to Michigan

Michigan added a commitment from 6-foot-8 wing Jalen Wilson today.

Michigan added a commitment from 6-foot-8 wing Jalen Wilson today.

Wilson is a four-star prospect ranked 34th nationally according to 247 Sports composite rankings. He’s Michigan’s first commitment in the class of 2019 and the Wolverines are expected to focus on landing a guard commitment next.

Wilson is listed at 6-foot-8 and 210 pounds and plays his grassroots basketball for the Marcus Smart-sponsored Team YGC 36 on the adidas Gauntlet Gold circuit. He averaged 19.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game during the first two sessions of the spring evaluation period.

We broke down Wilson’s game with video and analytics in a full video breakdown earlier this month.

Rankings & Offers

Wilson chose Michigan over a final list of six schools that also included Oklahoma State, Kansas, UCLA, Baylor and Marquette.

Here’s a full scholarship breakdown with Wilson’s pledge.

Rankings:

Wilson is Michigan’s highest rated pledge since Kameron Chatman picked the Wolverines in 2013. He’s a consensus top-40 prospect and has teetered on the bring of five-star status throughout the last year.

  • 247 Composite: #34, four-star
  • Rivals: #39, four-star
  • 247: #29, four-star

Video

Make sure to watch our full break down and scouting report of Wilson from this spring on the Adidas circuit.

Here’s footage of Wilson from his junior year at Guyer.

Stay tuned for more on Jalne Wilson’s commitment in the hours and days to come/.

Notable Replies

  1. bobohle

    Just a continuation of the tremendous job of recruiting the past two to three years. Believe me there will be more big guns to follow from now on. Are you listening DJ Carton? Will you be the next to enjoy being a Michigan Wolverine?

  2. mgoblue83

    Was looking for actual game film of Jalen and found a game this past year against Austin Westlake. Didn’t know much about either team but noticed quickly there was some serious talent on the floor. Several high majors playing. Watched first half so far and Wilson looked very good.

  3. MaizeBlue10

  4. bebopson

    In other words, if a blue blood took an interest…

  5. Wolverine3

    Carton visiting UM June 28th

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