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.


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


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. Champions

    Great news. They come in pairs. Double your pleasure, double you fun.
    It’s great to be a Michigan Wolverine.

  2. MichiganBasketball

    Lets go! Big win for Beilein, and you can see the lasting impact a final four run can have on a program.

  3. silverblue

    Great news x2! What a day! Go Blue!!!

  4. 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?

  5. gosieg

    He is incredibly smooth in those highlight videos. Can’t wait to see him in the maize and blue!

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