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Derryck Thornton Jr.

Michigan basketball assistant Jeff Meyer went to get his first look at top tier 2016-point guard, Sierra (Calif.) Canyon high school's, Derryck Thornton Jr., a little over a year ago. What he didn't realize was that he already had a tremendous connection to his family.

It’s a small world. And sometimes, it can feel even smaller. Such is the case for Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer and the early stages of the Wolverine’s evaluation and recruitment of 2016 Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep point guard, Derryck Thornton Jr. “It was funny because coach (Meyer) came out to practice and I talked to him a little bit and he was selling me on Michigan and...

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