The dust has pretty well settled from the 2012 recruiting season, and some teams have come out of it a great deal less pleased than others. For every juggernaut that kept on rolling (Kentucky) or powerhouse program that bounced back from an off year (UCLA), there were rivals who fell far behind the pace with mediocre or even downright awful incoming classes.
One team whose freshman crop is well below its usual standard is mighty Ohio State. Despite March’s Final Four run, Thad Matta only managed to secure a single 3-star recruit for his team, hardly the way to stay competitive with the high-powered freshman classes at Michigan or Indiana.
Read on for more on the Buckeyes and nine other teams who will be kicking themselves later on for their recruiting woes this season.