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Hometown: Bloomington, Minn. Hometown: Detroit
Began at Michigan: 1988 Began at Michigan: 1994
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Began at Michigan: 1989
He's only a freshman, but Robert
Traylor's impact has already been felt at
Michigan. Now he's hungry to have an
impact on the college basketball world.
"By M ic hael Rosenberg
The Scoop: DeKuiper spent the
last two years as a manager for the
Wolverines before making the
team this year as a walk-on.
DeKuiper was the captain of the
Hope College junior varsity team
as a freshman before transferring to
Height: 6-8 Weight: 300
,. Year: Frosh Position: Center
High School: Murray-Wright
Strengths: An immense presence.
Surprisingly agile for his size
Question Marks: Needs to stay in shape.
Post moves are limited right now.
High School Highlights: Traylor was a McDonald's and first-team
Parade All-American consensus pick. He was given Michigan's "Mr.
Basketball" award after averaging 22.4 points, 15.8 rebounds, 2.5 steals,
and four blocked shots per game. Team won Michigan's Class A title
over fellow Wolverine Willie Mitchell's Pershing team his junior year.
High School Highlights
Parade All-American afte
assists, 2.7 steals, and thi
from the field.