Cronin is Beilein Recruit #1
Ben Cronin
Ben Cronin
GoBlueWolverine.com
Posted May 16, 2007


GoBlueWolverine has learned that Syracuse (NY) Henninger big man Ben Cronin has pledged to play his college ball at the University of Michigan. Cronin chose the Wolverines over Syracuse and Buffalo.

Ben Cronin averaged 12 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks per game during his junior season at Henninger High. The 7-0, 235-pounder’s perimeter shooting ability first drew John Beilein’s attention when he was headman at West Virginia. Beilein then continued to recruit the youngster when he took over the basketball program at Michigan. The upstate New Yorker visited Ann Arbor last week, and his positive experience on that to-day trip proved to be one of the most significant factors in his decision to become a Wolverine.

“I am very happy about where I will be attending college,” Cronin told GoBlueWolverine last night. “Everyone in my family is very happy… my dad, mom, grandparents and uncle. My high school coach supports wherever I go, so I am glad about that.”

“It is a relief that it is over but at the same time I am excited about it,” Cronin said. “I feel that I can now focus on school now.”

Cronin is the first commitment in the John Beilein era and leaves the Wolverines with two more scholarships to give for the 2008 recruiting class (assuming no late 2007 targets are added).

Stay tuned to GoBlueWolverine throughout the day for more from Cronin on his choice.



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