Thad Matta and the Ohio State basketball program got off to a blazing start in the 2014 recruiting cycle and should finish with one of the highest-ranked classes in the country.
In fact, Matta’s group of four commits was recently ranked No. 2 by 247sports.com behind only North Carolina. Three of Ohio State’s four prospects are expected to contribute right away. Per Scout.com, D’Angelo Russell and Keita Bates-Diop are 5-star recruits, while Jae’sean Tate is a 4-star and Dave Bell is a 3-star.
The Buckeyes are not done recruiting and are desperately searching for a big man to provide some long-term depth behind the inconsistent Amir Williams. Read on to see where the Scarlet and Gray stand with some of their top targets in 2014.