Dorian Jones Chooses the Buckeyes: A Homegrown Talent Stays Put | OSU Sports Information
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Big news for the Buckeyes! Straight outta Cleveland, basketball star Dorian Jones (dude’s 6’4″ and built!) just announced he’s playing for Ohio State next year. This is a huge win for Coach Diebler – the Buckeyes snagged him over Michigan, Rutgers, and Missouri! Buckeye fans are going nuts about this one!

Dorian Jones

A Local Star Stays Home

When Diebler took over the Ohio State men’s basketball program, he had one mission: keep the best Ohio talent in-state. With Jones’ commitment, part of that mission is accomplished. Jones is a big-time recruit! Ranked as the No. 72 player nationally and No. 12 shooting guard by 247Sports, his scoring skills caught the Buckeyes’ eye early. They brought him in for a visit in mid-May and clearly impressed him.

Following in Marcus Johnson’s Footsteps

Jones isn’t the first Cleveland native to choose Ohio State. He follows in the footsteps of fellow Cleveland product Marcus Johnson, who committed to Diebler’s 2026 class. Having two homegrown talents in consecutive classes is a testament to Diebler’s commitment to building from within the state.

The Future for Ohio State Basketball

With Jones joining the team, things are looking good for the Buckeyes’ future! He’s a … Read more at FryingPanSports

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