Michigan lands G Franz Wagner, Moritz’s brother

Brotherly love apparently has helped the Michigan men’s basketball team land German guard Franz Wagner, the younger sibling of former Wolverines standout Moritz Wagner. Franz Wagner signed a tender of financial aid and became the second member of Michigan’s Class of 2019, head coach Juwan Howard announced Saturday.”We are extremely excited to announce Franz has committed to join the University of Michigan in the fall,” Howard said in a statement. “Franz gives us another talented guard with size who possesses a wonderful basketball IQ and a growing skill set that could be impactful for us right away.”Four-star signee Cole Bajema from Lynden, Wash., is the other member of Michigan’s 2019 class.Before arriving in Ann Arbor, Mich., Berlin’s Franz Wagner plans to play for Germany in the FIBA Under-18 European Championship in Greece from July 27 to Aug. 4.”I am extremely excited about this opportunity,” Wagner said in a Michigan press release. “I cannot wait to get on campus and meet everybody.”

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