U-M Signs Southfield's Brundidge

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Tuesday, Nov. 16) the signing of guard Carlton Brundidge (Southfield, Mich./Southfield HS) to a National Letter of Intent. Brundidge's signing is the second for the Wolverines during the early period after point guard Trey Burke (Columbus, Ohio/Northland HS) signed his NLI on Thursday (Nov. 11).

Nov. 16, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Tuesday, Nov. 16) the signing of guard Carlton Brundidge (Southfield, Mich./Southfield HS) to a National Letter of Intent. Brundidge's signing is the second for the Wolverines during the early period after point guard Trey Burke (Columbus, Ohio/Northland HS) signed his NLI on Thursday (Nov. 11).

"Carlton is a physically strong, attacking combo guard that will add toughness and offensive punch to our lineup," said Beilein. "He is a leader and a winner that loves to compete. We love the fact that we have added another outstanding in-state player to our program, and value the loyalty Carlton has demonstrated throughout his recruiting process. We are thrilled with his decision to become a Michigan Wolverine."

In his breakout junior season, Brundidge averaged 24.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists while helping Southfield to a 21-6 record and a semifinal appearance in the Class A state playoffs. He earned special mention all-state honors from the Associated Press and third team honors from both the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News. Brundidge was also a Detroit Free Press All-Metro second team selection and All-North first team selection from both Free Press and News.

As a sophomore, he posted 24.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game helping Southfield to the district playoffs. Playing varsity as a freshman, Brundidge averaged 14.7 points and helped the Bluejays to the district semifinal.