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Four-star forward Terrance Williams officially signs with Michigan

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Williams is locked in!

Terrance Williams’ twitter

Michigan Wolverines fans have been waiting for positive news for the men’s basketball team after a difficult few weeks of subtractions from the 2020-21 roster. That news came on Wednesday in the form of four-star forward Terrance Williams officially signing with the program after committing to Juwan Howard and the program back on Jan. 1.

Williams signed on Instagram Live on Wednesday afternoon and confirmed the news by retweeting congratulations messages. Michigan has yet to release official word, but Williams has done his part.

Williams, a four-star prospect and the nation’s No. 86 overall prospect (247Sports Composite rankings), was committed to Georgetown up until Dec. 5 before backing out of his pledge and opening things back up, which gave Michigan an opening to slide in and nab his services.

Scouting Report:

Williams is the top-ranked player out of the Washington, DC area and is ranked as the 17th forward in the country. The thing that sticks out the most about his game is that he is a high-motor, high-energy player and that is a trait that is going to help him crack the rotation early as the other parts of his game come along.

When Howard talks about positionless basketball at Michigan, this is the type of player that fits the bill there. He can bang down low in the post while playing the four but also as the athleticism to play out on the perimeter and create offense. He rebounds well and is adept at crashing the glass. While he does not have a consistent go-to move in the post, he shows terrific touch around the basket and is able to put the ball on the floor and get to the rim.

Williams has range on his jump shot and the mid-range game is his bread and butter. He also has the ability to stretch the defense and hit shots from three-point range. There’s just a lot to like about his offensive game and he is a jack of all trades on that end of the floor.

Athletically, he is still coming around and is not quite as explosive as some of his peers in this recruiting cycle at the position. That said, he uses what he has extremely well and will only continue to grow once he gets into a college weight program.

Williams is part of a recruiting class that also features another pair of four-star prospects in center Hunter Dickinson and guard Zeb Jackson, the latter of which signed during the early period back in December.