Bielfeldt makes his choice

The Michigan Wolverines snagged a commitment from Illinois native Max Bielfeldt.

One of the most productive players in the 2011 class on the interior came off the board on Friday afternoon. The 6-foot-7 Bielfeldt has had an extremely successful senior season recording numerous double-doubles for Peoria (Ill) Notre Dame High School.

In the end the decision for Bielfeldt came down to Illinois and Michigan. Despite massive ties to the University of Illinois, in the end Bielfeldt settled on Michigan for college according to Peoria Irish AAU Coach Gavin Sullivan.

Bielfeldt made the decision during a press conference at his high school. With hats from the two schools in front of him, Bielfeldt reached for the Maize and Blue hat.

"It was a tough decision," said Bielfeldt. "In the end I decided that I want to attend the University of Michigan."

The commitment from Bielfeldt means that Michigan now has three prospects in the 2011 class. He joins guards Carlton Brundidge and Trey Burke. Burke was recently named Mr. Basketball in the state of Ohio.


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