With the recruiting class of 2023 complete, the Ohio State men’s basketball program welcomed six recruits during unofficial visits for the football program’s home game against Wisconsin on Sept. 24.
As coach Chris Holtmann and assistants Jake Diebler, Jack Owens and Mike Netti spent time at the north end of Ohio Stadium, the six rookies — four from the 2025 class, two from the 2024 class — watched warm-ups, took photos and hung out. time with Ohio State product Jae’Sean Tate.
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It is unclear what the size of the next recruiting classes will be. Ohio State has a four-man class committed for 2023, giving the Buckeyes a projected full roster for next season. Planning beyond that, in the era of the single transfer rule with immediate eligibility, is tricky at best this far. The Buckeyes don’t have any 2024 or 2025 commitments yet, but here are six players who were on campus today. The players are listed in alphabetical order.
Recruiting rankings are sparse for the Class of 2025, but the Springboro, Ohio shooter has already reported offers from Michigan, Cincinnati, Ohio and Florida. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 163 pounds, Greer is unrated by national recruiting services.
A top 50 prospect in the Class of 2024, Harris landed an offer from the Buckeyes when he visited. A 6-foot-6, 195-pound small forward from Fairfax, Virginia Catholic Paul VI, Harris is his state’s top prospect, the No. 15 small forward nationally and the No. 51 rookie overall according to the base of composite data 247Sports.com.
Duke, Maryland, Georgetown and others are known to have offered it. Harris is planning an official visit to Duke this fall.
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound small forward from Orchard Lake, Mich. St. Mary’s is ranked 17th nationally and the best in his state by ESPN. He has toured Michigan State and Illinois and also holds offers from Ohio State, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas State, Missouri, Arizona State and others.
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An unranked rookie in the Class of 2024, the 6-11 Moreno is a center for Georgetown, Ky. Great Crossing. Ohio State, Purdue, Iowa, Cincinnati and Missouri are known to have offered.
The 6-foot-5, 195-pound guard from Cuyahoga Falls (Ohio) Christian Academy is considered among the nation’s top prospects in his class. Peterson is the first 2025 prospect to receive an offer from Kentucky and he also has offers from Indiana, Texas, West Virginia, Baylor, Arkansas and others. The Buckeyes offered him last November.
ESPN ranks him 4th among prospects in his category and a five-star player.
A four-star small forward in the 2024 class, the 6-foot-6, 180-pound Swinton landed an offer from the Buckeyes during his visit. Entering his junior season at Mouth of Wilson (Virginia) Oak Hill Academy, Swinton is listed as the No. 5 prospect in his state, the No. 25 small forward in the country and the No. 89 rookie overall.
Maryland, Virginia Tech, Xavier, Georgetown and others have offered Swinton, who states on his Twitter profile that he has a 7-2 reach.