Sept. 27, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball sophomore forward Mitch McGary (Chesterton, Ind./Brewster Academy [N.H.]) has been named to the Preseason All-America second team by both Athlon Sports and Blue Ribbon College Basketball Preview Magazines.
With the addition of the two preseason honors, McGary has been named to a total of four All-America teams with USA Today (first team) and Sporting News (first team).
Athlon Sports, which had the Wolverines ranked No. 12, also listed McGary as a preseason All-Big Ten first team member, while fellow sophomore Glenn Robinson III (St. John, Ind./Lake Central HS) was named to the second team. The preseason magazine had U-M's incoming freshman class rated as the second-best among Big Ten teams.
Blue Ribbon, which had U-M ranked No. 9, named McGary and Robinson to its preseason All-Big Ten team and predicted a second place finish for U-M in the conference season. Blue Ribbon also listed U-M having the top-rated frontcourt and the third-best backcourt among all conference teams.
Additional Wolverine Preseason Honors
McGary Selected to USA Today Preseason All-America Team (9/23/2013)
McGary Selected to Sporting News' Preseason All-America Team (9/6/2013)
Robinson III Featured on Cover of Lindy's Basketball Magazine (9/14/2013)
Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423
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