You are viewing this article in the archives. For the latest breaking news and updates in Ann Arbor and the surrounding area, see
Posted on Tue, Mar 6, 2012 : 12:20 p.m.

Michigan basketball signee Mitch McGary to play in USA Basketball's 2012 Nike Hoop Summit

By Nick Baumgardner

The Michigan basketball program's top recruit for next season will show his stuff on an international level this spring.

Mitch McGary, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound power forward from Brewster Academy, was announced as a member of the 2012 USA Junior National Select Team, which will battle the World Select Team on April 7 in the 2012 Nike Hoop Summit.


Mitch McGary.

Bloomington Herald-Times

McGary, a five-star prospect according to Rivals and, will be joined by 10 other elite high school seniors on the USA squad, including Michigan State signee Gary Harris.

Also on the USA team will be UCLA signee Kyle Anderson, North Carolina signee Marcus Paige, Duke signee Rasheed Sulaimon and Arizona signee Kaleb Tarczewski.

Undecided prospects Nerlens Noel, Tony Parker and Shabazz Muhammad will also be on the roster.

The World Select Team will be made up of international players, 19-year-old or younger.

The game will be played at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. at 10 p.m., and televised nationally on Fox Sports Net.

McGary is part of Michigan's highly rated three-man class for 2012, joining four-star prospects Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas. The group is rated as the seventh-best in America, according to

Nick Baumgardner covers Michigan basketball for He can be reached at 734-623-2514, by email at and followed on Twitter @nickbaumgardner.

Want to stay connected to Wolverine basketball in your Facebook newsfeed? “Like”'s Michigan Basketball News & Views.