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Ohio State coaches hit the road for big basketball events

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Tyler McKinley2024 Cincinnati Walnut Hills Front (Photo: Brandon Jenkins, 247Sports)

* Tyler McKinleypower forward, 6-9, Cincinnati Walnut Hills – McKinley (ranked 57and) is considered by many to be Ohio’s No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2024. He had a great sophomore year at Walnut Hills, earning Division I All-Ohio honorable mentions. He led Walnut Hills to a 23-3 season averaging 17.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He landed almost 69% of his shots from the ground. He plays for All-Ohio Red on the Nike circuit. He has offers from Cincinnati, Xavier, Kansas State, West Virginia, South Carolina and others. Click here for an update on McKinley from last weekend.

* jonathan powellshooter, 6-5, Dayton Chaminade-Julienne – Powell was a third-team All-Ohio pick in Division II as a sophomore. He averaged 16.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game and hit 38% of his threes. He plays for All-Ohio Red on the Nike circuit.

* Ace Buckner, point guard, 6-1, Cleveland St. Ignatius – Buckner is the son of former Clemson and NBA guard and Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach Greg Buckner. He played as a freshman at Independence before transferring to St. Ignatius. He helped his team go 17-12 and reach the last four in Division I.

* Durral Streamspoint guard, 6-2, Grand Rapids (Mich.) Catholic Central – Brooks, nicknamed “Phat Phat,” already has offers from Michigan State, Toledo and Oakland U. Iowa, Michigan and Ohio State are also involved. He is considered Michigan’s top prospect of 2024. He led Catholic Central to a 25-2 record and a berth in the Division 2 state championship game. He plays for The Family on the Nike Tour. Click here for an update on Brooks from last weekend.

* AJ Swintonsmall forward, 6-5, Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha – Swinton (ranked 52n/a) has offers from Maryland, Georgetown, Virginia Tech and others.

* KJ Windham, point guard, 6-1, Indianapolis Ben Davis – Windham already has interests from Ohio State, Purdue, Indiana and Butler. He averaged 12.7 points per game while leading Ben Davis to a 22-7 record.

* Dellquan Warren, combo guard, 6-1, Philadelphia Keystone Academy — Warren played at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio last year as a freshman before transferring to Keystone Academy. He already has offers from Maryland, Rutgers and Youngstown State. He plays for Wildcats Select on the adidas circuit.

* Raleigh Burgesspower forward, 6-10, Sycamore, Ohio – Burgess led Sycamore to a 20-3 record this season. As a sophomore, he averaged 10.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.8 blocked shots per game.

* White Quailshooter, 6-4, Ottawa-Glandorf, Ohio – White was a first-team All-Ohio pick in Division III averaging 19.1 points per game. He helped lead Ottawa-Glandorf to the D-III State Championship game. He had 18 points and seven rebounds in the loss to Cincinnati Taft. He will play with Ohio Buckets (Garcia) on the travel circuit.

* Jason Asemotasmall forward, 6-8, Phoenix (Arizona) Hillcrest Prep – Asemota (ranked 18and nationwide) has over 15 offerings, including Arizona State, Ohio State, Auburn, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Oregon, and others. He averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds per game as Hillcrest went 31-3. He plays for Expressions Elite on the Nike circuit.

* Calvin Little, point guard, 6-2, Cleveland St. Ignatius – Little joined Ace Buckner on the St. Ignatius team that went 17-12 and reached the last four in Division I. He plays for All-Ohio Red on the Nike Tour.

* Ja’Corey Lipkins, point guard, 6-0, Canton GlenOak – Lipkins was an honorable All-Ohio pick in Division I, as he averaged 15.4 points per game as a sophomore. He plays for Wildcats Select on the adidas circuit.