Michigan Takes Aim at Another 2010 SG

Las Vegas (Nev.) Palo Verde SF/SG Moses Morgan has emerged as one of the hottest prospects on the Wolverines' 2010 radar. GoBlueWolverine recently chatted with the talented wing about his recruitment, his plans to visit Ann Arbor, what he is doing to make his game better, and more.

Las Vegas (Nev.) Palo Verde SF/SG Moses Morgan Moses Morgan earned a reputation last year as one of the top sophomores in his last year.  However, it was on the summer circuit that most college programs began to take notice.  He is receiving more interest from colleges these days, but the laid back 6-5, 180-pounder is just taking it in stride.

"I am enjoying the process right now," said Morgan I just have to keep working hard on my game and my grades."

Currently Morgan holds offers from Texas Tech and Utah, but other schools such as Texas, Michigan, Tennessee and UNLV picking up the pace with their interest. According to Morgan, Michigan has begun to stand out even further thanks to the efforts of assistant coach John Mahoney.

"Coach Mahoney calls me and we talk about school and my grades," Morgan Reported.  "He emails often to just keep in touch.  I've talked to Coach Beilein too and he told me how well I played this summer.   Michigan is showing the most interest right now."

Morgan's father Winston Morgan, who played college ball at Indiana, has also been taken by how well the Wolverines are recruiting his son.

"Coach Mahoney has built a good relationship with my son," Mr. Morgan said.  "I am sending him out to Michigan to see what it is all about.  It's a great school."

The elder Morgan knows what the Big Ten is about and has been through the recruiting process himself, having been courted by Bobby Knight. Now he is just making sure his son under stands it all.

"My dad talks to me about recruiting," Moses said.  "We talk about getting good grades and continuing to work hard at my game".

 "I need him to understand the recruiting process from all sides," Mr. Morgan explained.  "When he chooses a school, it is important that he understands the value of basketball and getting a good education.  That is what we talk about."

Armed with his father's lessons about what to expect, Morgan has will be looking at some very specific things when he visits Ann Arbor the weekend of the Michigan State game.

"I want to see the campus," he said.  "I would also like to see the students and the classrooms.  As far as the basketball team, I am going to be look at how the players get along and respond to the coach."

GoBlueWolverine will have more on Morgan in the coming weeks.


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