MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University men's basketball coach Bill Sall signed Brett Branstrom to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Wildcats in 2013-14.
Branstrom, a 6-foot-5 forward, played five seasons of varsity basketball for Mid Peninsula High School in Rock, Mich. He averaged 25.2 points, 21.1 rebounds and five blocks during his senior year and totaled 1,785 career points.
"We want to make a focus of being able to bring in some quality players and student-athletes from the Upper Peninsula," Sall said. "Brett is the first piece to hopefully a very good recruiting class for next season. He's a quality player and, student with a passion for the game of basketball."
Branstrom was named to The Detroit News Class D First Team, Associated Press Class D All-State, Upper Peninsula Class D Player of the Year, Dream Team All-UP, Basketball Coaches of Michigan All State, Skyline Conference Player of the Year and Skyline Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
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