As stated before, this program has been gathering steam like there's no tomorrow. Walking hand in hand with that success is the type of recruits that are attracted to Ann Arbor; more recently, the quality of these young men has increased dramatically.
For Michigan, the 2012 class has to be one of the best in the past decade. Bringing in four big-time recruits, head coach John Beilein has to be extremely excited about the kind of impact these young men will bring to the Wolverines.
To start things off is 3-star PG Spike Albrecht out of Northfield, Mass, who was sought after following the rumors of Trey Burke possibly leaving for the NBA. A truly solid addition, his 3-star rating is an undercut of what his true potential really is.
Next up is 4-star big shot SG Nick Stauskas from Southborough, MA. Ranked as the 17th best at his position as well as the 71st overall nationally by Rivals, Beilein signing him will boost the Wolverine's shooting capacity for next year dramatically.
To round out the 4-star recruits is 6'10" center Mitch McGary out of Chesterton, N.H. A huge prospect both literally and figuratively, McGary is ranked as the eighth-best at his position and 30th overall nationally by Rivals. His addition adds a ton of size to Michigan's post play, giving it a dangerous weapon down low.
Finally, the Wolverines were able to sign their first 5-star recruit in recent memory, and speaking of...