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Report: Michigan looking into graduate transfer Matt Mooney from South Dakota

John Beilein is reportedly meeting with Mooney next week.

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After adding Jaaron Simmons from Ohio before this past season, Michigan appears to be interested in adding graduate transfers again.

The latest report from Evan Daniels of 247Sports says the Wolverines are recruiting South Dakota guard Matt Mooney, along with some other high-major players.

According to the report, Moore will meet with John Beilein next Tuesday. Moore said he will “give Michigan a serious look.”

Mooney has already visited with Bobby Hurley of Arizona State, Greg McDermott of Creighton, Archie Miller of Indiana, Chris Beard of Texas Tech and Dana Altman of Oregon, according to the same report from Daniels.

This wouldn’t be the first transfer for Mooney as he started his collegiate basketball career at Air Force as a freshman before heading to South Dakota.

Mooney is a 6-foot-3, 210-pound guard who shot 50 percent inside and 36 percent outside the arc last season. Mooney averaged 18.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game.

Along with losing Simmons, U-M will also have to replace Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman to graduation in the backcourt. Abdur-Rahkman was a starter that averaged 34.9 minutes per game as a shooting guard and Simmons backed up Simpson at eight minutes a game.