Michigan basketball just landed one of the top point guards in the nation.
Four-star prospect Frankie Collins committed to the Wolverines’ 2021 recruiting class Wednesday night, announcing his decision via Instagram.
With his commitment, Collins became the highest-ranked recruit in Michigan’s class. He is the nation’s No. 57 prospect and No. 9 point guard, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.
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As a junior, Collins reportedly averaged 13.9 points and 6.2 assists while playing for Compass Prep in Arizona. He later transferred to Coronado High School in Nevada, where he will play his senior season alongside five-star guard Jaden Hardy.
Collins picked the Wolverines over seven schools that populated his final list: Arizona State, Auburn, Gonzaga, Kansas, New Mexico, Vanderbilt and USC. He originally included Michigan in his top eight without holding an offer from U-M — but received one Aug. 7. One week later, he announced his commitment date.
He is the fourth commitment in Michigan’s 2021 class, joining four-star guard Kobe Bufkin, four-star wing Isaiah Barnes and three-star forward Will Tschetter. With Collins’ commitment, the Wolverines are currently projected to have one open scholarship for the 2021-22 roster.
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