Ohio State Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann is getting after it on the recruiting trail. John Hugley, a four-star forward in the 2020 recruiting class, will be visited by the head coach on Thursday.
Stockrisers reporter Jake Weingarten relayed the news on Twitter.
The Pittsburgh Panthers have also eyed the young man pretty closely over the course of the last 10 months or so.
Not only do most reputable recruiting service outlets have the young man pegged as a four-star caliber player, but most tend to agree he’s floating around the top 150 (or so) best recruits in the entire 2020 class. It should be noted, however, 247Sports does have him listed as only a three-star in their composite rankings.
Nevertheless, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Ohio, John Hugley actually projects as a talent who develop pretty quickly when he hits campus. Furthermore, both the type who will likely be in college all four years and have a relatively high ceiling.
Basically, the Ohio State Buckeyes are trying to land themselves a four-year dynamo. Not a bad plan.
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