It has been an up-and-down season for the Ohio State Buckeyes' basketball team, but no matter how this year ends up, there is hope on the horizon on the recruiting front.
Thad Matta’s greatest strength during his tenure in Columbus has always been his ability to convince some of the best high school prospects in the country to take their talents to Ohio State. He plucked Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr. and Deshaun Thomas from Indiana, got Evan Turner from Chicago and convinced Jared Sullinger to stay in state.
Matta’s 2013 class won’t make national headlines like those at Kentucky or Duke, but it will help lay the foundation for a monster 2014 group. Read on to see the strengths and weaknesses of Ohio State’s 2013 class.