This is turning out to be quite a weekend for Ohio State.
As of Sunday, they are in the final of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament in Uncasville, Conn., where they will face Washington later today.
Thad Matta’s squad also landed a verbal pledge from Keita Bates-Diop, a 6-foot-7 junior forward from University High (Ill.) and the Illinois Wolves AAU outfit.
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