2013 Lansing Hoops Guard Likes Michigan

Michigan and head man John Beilein recently held an elite camp in Ann Arbor, hosting a lot of talent in the Great Lake State. One 2013 prospect from Lansing Eastern was in attendance, and GoBlueWolverine caught up with the youngster to gauge his feelings on the Wolverines and how his camp went.

Brian Morton, a young two guard for his Lansing Eastern squad, seemingly fits the John Beilein mold in a small self description of his game.

"I really like to play defense," Morton told GoBlueWolverine. "I'm a good shooter from mid-range. I can go left and right. I just go hard every time I'm on the court. I give 110 percent. I'm 6'1" and coming in at 180."

Beilein got to see first hand the type of game Morton brings to the hardwood recently during the Wolverines Elite Camp.

"I went there last week for the Michigan Elite Camp, and it was great. It was fun and I really liked it. We just got down there and played some games and I got to meet the coaches and the players. I really liked it."

Morton got something out of the experience as well, checking out his favorite team's coaches, players and facilities.

"They're really good coaches. I like their defense, the 1-3-1 defense. They're all shooters on the team, so I really like that too. Michigan is my favorite basketball team. They're just my favorite team. I don't know, my parents are really big Michigan fans, so I just became one too."

While it is still extremely early in the recruiting process for Morton, an eventual possible offer from the Wolverines would have a profound impact on him.

"It would mean a lot to me. I still have some time until the end of my junior year when I would want decide which school I would go to."

Besides the Wolverines, Morton has his eye on several other big name Midwestern programs.

"Except Michigan, I also like State a little bit coming from Lansing. I just really like all the Big Ten schools like Ohio State, Penn State and Iowa. They're all really good schools. I've really only talked to the University of Detroit coach so far, but it's still really early."

When getting ready to leave, however, Morton got a chance to converse with some of the Wolverine coaches about his game and what they'd like to see going forward.

"They just told me to be more aggressive outside of what I'm already doing. They told me to just keep working to improve upon my game and bring it up to the next level."

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