Juwan Howard, Michigan Wolverines Have Top Five Recruiting Class

Juwan Howard and Michigan basketball have a top-five recruiting class nationally. Friday afternoon, the Maize and Blue secured a commitment from Grand Rapids (Mich.) Christian four-star shooting guard Kobe Bufkin. With his pledge, he becomes the third member of the Wolverines’ 2021 class, joining Chicago Simeon four-star shooting guard Isaiah Barnes and Stewartville (Minn.) three-star power forward Will Tschetter.

Bufkin chose the Wolverines over finalists Michigan State, Ohio State, DePaul and LSU.

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Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard has a top-five class. (Brandon Brown)

Michigan’s class now sits at No. 5 in the country after Howard and assistant coach Saddi Washington sealed the deal in Bufkin’s recruitment.

The only schools with classes ranked higher than Michigan’s are Louisville, Michigan State, USC and Villanova. Michigan, who has 1284 points, is just 11 behind Villanova, meaning with another commitment, the Wolverines could move up into the top four.

Here are the Big Ten rankings as it stands:

1. Michigan State

2. Michigan

3. Wisconsin

4. Maryland

5. Northwestern

6. Purdue

7. Ohio State

8. Rutgers

9. Illinois

10. Penn State

11. Minnesota

12. Indiana

13. Nebraska

14. Iowa

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