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Sunday / May 31.
  • Ohio State adds Bucknell transfer Jimmy Sotos

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Ohio State on Monday picked up a pledge from Bucknell transfer Jimmy Sotos.

    The 6-foot-3 native of Illinois averaged 11.5 points, 3.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds last season at Bucknell. He will sit the 2020-21 season and then have one year of eligibility with the Buckeyes.

    Butler, Gonzaga, Minnesota, Missouri, Vanderbilt and Xavier were also involved, per 247Sports.

    “It was an obvious fit for me,” Sotos told 247Sports.com. “I hit it off with coach [Chris] Holtmann and [Ryan] Pedon immediately, and it was clear that this would be a mutually beneficial situation for everyone involved. I’m excited to get to Columbus and get to work with my teammates.”

    Ohio State this offseason has also added Harvard grad transfer Seth Towns, while sophomore guard Luther Muhammad announced his plans to transfer.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.