- May 28, 2020
Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann announced his three-man 2021 signing class Friday night, allowing for each of the players to make their own announcements in the days following Wednesday’s national signing day.
The class consists of
Malaki Branham, a 6-foot-5-inch, 190-pound guard from Akron (St. Vincent-St. Mary); Kalen Etzler, a 6-8, 200-pound forward from Convoy (Crestview High School); and Meechie Johnson Jr., a 6- 2, 185-pound point guard from Cleveland (Garfield Heights High School).
Branham is the No. 28 player in the class per the 247Sports Composite and the No. 4 shooting guard.
[Read Mick Walker’s take on what the Buckeyes are getting in Branham.]
Branham was also named to MaxPrep’s Junior All-America Team to go along with first team All-Ohio and first team All-Northeast Inland District honors.
“We are really excited about the addition of Malaki,” Holtmann said in a release from the...