April 21, 2006

Jackson updates his recruitment

With Patrick Beverley off the board, having signed with Arkansas, the Wolverines continue to look for other guards and wings. One, Greenfield (Ohio) standout Dante Jackson, has seen his stock rise after a solid showing at the Rockin' the Rock AAU tournament in Arkansas last weekend. The 6-5 three-star prospect's family was in Ann Arbor last Friday before Easter and enjoyed the trip.

Many believed the Jackson family visit might move Jackson closer to a Michigan commitment. However, he's sticking to the same timetable - possibly spring, maybe summer before deciding. If anything, the list of schools seems to be going up, not down. Michigan, Xavier and Dayton were Jackson's top three before the weekend, but a few more schools have entered the mix.

Jackson admitted he was intrigued with an offer from Kansas State's Bob Huggins.

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