Official visit has Michigan basketball in the mix for 5-star Trey McKenney

Michigan basketball will host Trey McKenney for an official visit which means the Wolverines are a serious contender for his commitment.
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Dusty May has Michigan basketball in the mix for a lot of recruits. That tends to happen with a new head coach, especially one who has recently coached a team to the Final Four.

But the Wolverines have been working to get back into the mix with five-star, in-state shooting guard Trey McKenney, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound shooting guard ranked 16th overall according to the On3 Industry rankings. McKenney is a consensus five-star recruit and isn't ranked lower than 21st by any of the four major recruiting sites.

McKenney is also out of Flint, Michigan. That's been Michigan State territory over the years and the Wolverines will have to beat out the Spartans if they want to land the commitment of McKenney. Michigan State has hosted the in-state guard three different times for unofficial visits.

Michigan basketball is a contender for five-star guard

This next visit, which will come September 21st according to Joe Tipton of, will be an official visit. It's also the second time that McKenney has visited Michigan basketball, although it will be the first for him since Dusty May took over as head coach.

McKenney is the top-ranked player in Michigan and here's what he told Tipton about the Wolverines.

“My conversations with Dusty May have been pretty good so far. He came to my school recently to visit me. We just talked about how I would fit into the system and how he coaches and interacts with his players. He talked with me about Johnell Davis, being a big scorer and how he fit into the system. We went over how I fit in his style.”

McKenney can score at all three levels, is a solid playmaker, and is a talented defender too. He's got the ideal makeup of a combo guard for Dusty May, who wants to play multiple ball-handlers at a time.


Notre Dame, Oregon, Creighton, and USC are all going to get official visits. Georgetown, Rutgers, TCU, and Indiana are also in the mix. Michigan basketball has a chance to be among the top contenders though and the official visit tells you they are.