The Ohio State Men’s Basketball team may be ready to head to the Bahamas to kick off a little international exhibition action but not before landing a big player that should help shape the near future of this team.
Devin Royal is staying home after selecting the Buckeyes over Michigan State and Alabama on Wednesday afternoon during a press conference at his high school.
The four-star forward made his intentions known at Pickerington Central high school and now give the Buckeyes a solid three-man class for 2023 joining Austin Parks and George Washington III.
The 6-foot-6 forward averaged 19.8 points per game with 8.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists over the course of his junior season, a year where Pick Central won the Division I state championship in Ohio.
“(Ohio State) just recruits really hard, showing a lot of love,” Royal said. “Players showing me love and reaching out, alumni reaching out and showing love, that was my main point of it.”
Even with all of that, it was...