Winston Out 6-8 Weeks, Visiting Michigan

2016 U of D (Mich.) Jesuit 5-star point guard Cassius Winston is sidelined due to injury, his father updates the recruiting process.

From a recruiting standpoint, things couldn’t be much better for U of D (Mich.) Jesuit five-star point guard Cassius Winston.

Unfortunately for Winston, on the court his development has been halted for the next 6-8 weeks as he recovers from a broken left wrist suffered in Friday’s AAU tournament game in Houston.

“It wasn’t so great, we went 1-3 and my man broke his wrist down there in the first game,” Winston’s father Reggie said. “It could’ve been better.”

“Cassius is just going to be in a cast for six weeks. We’re trying to find some silver lining in it."

With his recovery timeline likely dipping into the month of July the Winston’s will wait and see whether or not he’ll be able to compete during the early parts of the July evaluation period.

Either way, Winston says his son is staying optimistic.

“He’s taking it in stride,” Winston said. “He’s in good spirits.”

Winston’s father said no one new has joined the recruiting process as of right now with both Michigan and Michigan State maintaining constant contact and interest.

With both the Wolverines and Spartans having great recruiting success of late, as well recent on the court prowess, the in-state powers remain great options for Winston.

“Both of them are great staffs, great people, great programs,” Winston said. “We’re constantly in communication with them.”

“He wants to win and win championships,” Winston added. “And both schools are doing a very good job so it doesn’t make the decision any easier as far as both getting talent.”

Still, Winston’s father laughed when asked if his son was any closer to making a decision.

“Nowhere near,” he said. “I definitely don’t want him to make any decisions until he makes official visits and sees what’s out there.”

Winston is expected to be on campus at Michigan today for an unofficial visit.


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