Michigan commits 6’9 wing forward to commit to program, 247sports

Michigan commits 6’9 wing forward to commit to program, 247sports

Michigan basketball commits 6-9 guard Ben Johnson to the Wolverines, 247 Sports (via @TheDaltonNews) announced Wednesday.

Johnson, a 6-8 forward, committed to Michigan on Jan. 25.

The 6-foot-9 wing, who was originally committed to Arizona, committed on Wednesday.

Johnson, who averaged 10.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game last season, is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Johnson is rated as a three-star recruit in 247Sports’ 2018 class rankings.

He will join a Michigan roster that includes four 6-7 players, as well as three guards and three wings.

Michigan ranks ninth nationally in scoring defense, and fifth in field goal percentage defense, per KenPom.com.

The Wolverines will have a few new faces at their summer camp.

Johnson and the Wolverages recruiting staff also added forward Brandon Johnson, an All-American from the University of Kentucky, who will join the team.

The Wolverines have also added center Joel Bickerstaff, who is a three time All-America.