Mo Bamba, a 6-foot-11, 210-pound forward/center and the No. 3 prospect in the 2017, is being courted by many of the top programs in the country. However, according to ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, two teams who faced off earlier in the season (Michigan & Texas) look to be the front-runners to land the Westtown School (Harlem, New York) product:
On Michigan: “That was my first official visit, so that kind of set the tone. Obviously Michigan is probably one of the greatest universities in the world and it’s set to such a high standard, as far as academically and athletically. They do things the right way.”
According to multiple sources is the Wolverines and Longhorns have the edge in his recruitment, and John Beilein and Shaka Smart were both at his game on Sunday at City of Palms.
Bamba visited Michigan in early September. Here he is with several commits and players: