'15 SG White Can See Himself In Maize & Blue

2015 Fort Wayne, Indiana shooting guard Chandler White made his way to Ann Arbor for the Michigan Elite camp Saturday. The already well put-together, soon-to-be sophomore reflects on his camp experience, the personal coaching he received from the Michigan coaching staff, and where the Wolverines' facilities stack up against the rest of the Big Ten.

While on the AAU trail throughout the spring, GBW came upon one of the more talented 2015 shooting guards in the country in Fort Wayne, Indiana's Chandler White. At a solidly built 6'3, White uses tremendous athleticism and a smooth stroke from mid-range or three-point distance to help lead Indiana Elite to a 35-1 record thus far along with super 2015 point guard Hyron Edwards.

Heading into Saturday's Michigan Elite Camp, White's name stood out on the long list of young campers in the morning session. For White, the opportunity to experience real college coaching made it worth the trip.

"It was really fun," White told GoBlueWolverine. "I've always wanted to know what their practices were like and how they taught their players and stuff."

"I took out (of the experience) to be more competitive, like when we run through drills and three on three, to be competitive," said White.

On an Indiana Elite team filled with young, potentially division one talent, White doesn't shy away from the competition and embraces the hard-nosed, intense coaching Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer provided Saturday.

"I'm pretty much used to that," said White. "That wasn't anything new. It was fun. He was really cool on the court and I really like the way he gets after us."

Michigan Head Coach John Beilein also took some time to share some of the wealth of his basketball knowledge with numerous campers, including some special one on one teaching with the talented White.

"He was telling us, just like Coach Meyer was—like when we were doing a drill and just lay it in with, I think it was Coach Collins, he was telling us to have a live dribble and go up with it that way and they were teaching us a lot there."

During the four-hour session Saturday, campers were also privy to a pleasant tour of the brand new William Davidson Player Development Center, something that really stuck out to the rising star out of Indiana.

"It was so nice," said White. "I've never—like, all the other, like, Purdue and Michigan State's locker rooms were not like Michigan's. It was really nice."

Coming off of such a positive experience with the Michigan Wolverines, White headed home envisioning a possible future wearing the Maize and Blue.

"Yeah that could definitely be a place for me," said White. "Their practices were like my high school practices, kind of."

With high school season still months from getting underway, White and Indiana Elite get back to business in just a few short weeks looking to continue their roll through the competition.

"Yeah we don't have a tournament until July," said White. "I think we were in Chicago—yeah we were in Chicago towards the end of May—and we finished out, we lost the first game against Eric Gordon's. But we'll start back up in July."

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