Ohio 2024 Division I Recruiting Update
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Division I schools have been busy with Ohio’s 2024 class, in this article we’ll break down some recruiting updates from Ohio’s 2024 class. There’s already been 16 Division I commitments from players currently in our Prep Hoops Ohio 2024 rankings.…
Division I schools have been busy with Ohio’s 2024 class, in this article we’ll break down some recruiting updates from Ohio’s 2024 class. There’s already been 16 Division I commitments from players currently in our Prep Hoops Ohio 2024 rankings.
Western Reserve Duo headed to Marquette
Western Reserve has the top two ranked prospects in our rankings inand . Both will be attending Marquette after they finish playing their senior season together. Parham comes to Ohio from the Pittsburgh area while Owens comes from the Rochester, New York. Both are nationally ranked in the top 100 according to composite rankings from national websites. I believe Parham is a potential top 50 national talent while Owens is also a clear top 100 national prospect with the potential to rise this winter.
Five OHSAA High Major Commits headline talented 2024 class
OHSAA has five prospects who are committed to high major programs in the 2024 class.left during his Junior season to win a GEICO National Championship with Link Year Prep and returns to the Cincinnati area for his senior season with Winton Woods. McKinley is a consensus top 100 recruit and was our top ranked prospect prior to the Western Reserve duo transferring into the state. and are two more bigs that have committed to out of state BIG 10 programs. Burgess is headed to Purdue while McCulloch is headed to Michigan State. Both Burgess and McCulloch are both between 125 and 150 nationally according to consensus rankings. Finally, two wings are also committed to in-state high major programs as is headed to Ohio State and is headed to Xavier. Both played on the 3SSB circuit, White with Indiana Elite and Powell with Midwest Basketball Club. Both White and Powell find themselves between 100-150 nationally. With seven prospects finding themselves in the top 150 of national rankings, Ohio’s 2024 class is very talented at the top.
MAC powerhouses grab top Mid Major talent
The MAC recruits the state of Ohio very well and this year is no different. Three prospects inside our top 10 rankings are staying in state and playing in the MAC.is headed to Miami (OH) as former Xavier Head Coach Travis Steele is loading up the Redhawks roster after a promising first season. DeAndre Jones is committed to Kent State, the 2023 MAC Tournament Champions. Jones joins a Kent State team that’s had a lot of success with in-state talent as Sincere Carry was the 2022 MAC player of the year from Solon High School. Finally, the Ohio Bobcats got a commitment from as he’ll be another central Ohio talent to play under Jeff Boals after guys like Ben Roderick, Jason Carter and Aj Clayton have already found success headed down Route 33 to Athens.
Horizon League grabs talented shooters
The Horizon League has done an excellent job recruiting Ohio and this continues with stretch forwardheaded to Wright State. The Raiders are one of the projected top teams in the Horizon League this season and Bruskotter will fit in their up-tempo system that relies on shooting. The Raiders have done a great job in Ohio with Drey Carter, Keaton Norris, Bo Myers, Aj Braun, Solomon Callaghan, Brandon Noel Braden Grant, Logan Woods, DayJaun Anderson and Tanner Holder on the roster as Ohio natives this season. Top small school scorer is also headed to the conference as he’s headed to Purdue Fort Wayne, he’ll join 2023 Ohio prospect Khoi Thurmon next season.
Illinois State grabs another Central Ohio stud
Former Ohio State assistant coach Ryan Pedon just finished his first season with the Redbirds and has gotten a central Ohio prospect in his first two full recruiting classes. In 2023 he snagged St Charles big Chase Walker and in the 2024 class he just secured a commitment from Hilliard Bradley guard.
Duquesne picks up another undersized guard
Not many programs have done better with undersized guards than Duquesne as Kareem Rozier appeared in 32 games as a freshman standing at just 5’9. In the 2021-22 season, 5’11 guard Jackie Johnson started 11 games as a freshman. Finally, in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons, 5’8 guard Tavian Dunn-Martin averaged double figures per game standing at just 5’8. Walnut Ridge guardwill hope to continue that success that small guards have had under head coach Keith Dambrot in Pittsburgh.
Canisius grabs another Ohio Guard
OBC guardcommitted to Canisius as he’ll join Sandusky graduate Tahj Staveskie in New York next winter. Jackson teams up with a talented Garfield Heights roster this winter as the Bulldogs will look to make a push to Dayton after falling just short last season.
keeps it in the family by committing to Cleveland State
Cleveland State Head Coach Daniyal Robinson has a talented son Reece and they decided to stick together as Reece committed to play for his pops after he finishes his senior season with Saint Ignatius. Robinson had an impressive summer with both the Wildcats and All Ohio Red. He’ll provide size to a Cleveland State program that won 21 games in Robinson’s first season as head coach.