Posted On: 08/16/17 6:00 AM
Part of what makes Ohio basketball unique are the cities/regions within the state. As a whole, Ohio basketball has a culture, but it’s one that cannot be understood without looking at the subcultures within the big picture. Some folks don’t pay attention to Ohio basketball, they’re only intrigued by Columbus hoops or Cincinnati hoops, and so forth. Yet, it’s interesting to measure how your area fits into the larger grid.
Today, we’re looking strictly at central Ohio hoops. Which central Ohio players are on the rise? What are the trends in this part of the state? We’ll get to all of that later in the day.
We’re starting the coverage of central Ohio by simply looking at where these prospects rank amongst each other. Of the 215 incoming seniors included in our updated 2018 Prospect Rankings — all of which we believe can play collegiate basketball — 52 are from central Ohio.