Ohio State MBK signs Two

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State head coach Thad Matta signed a pair of recruits for the 2017-18 season Wednesday.

 

Braxton Beverly, a 6-foot guard from Hazard, Ky., and Kaleb Wesson, a 6-foot-9-inch forward from Westerville, Ohio, will join the Buckeyes for the 2017-18 campaign.

 

Braxton Beverly

6-0, 180, Guard

Hazard, Ky.

Perry County Central High School & Hargrave Military Academy

 

– Co-captain of Hargrave Academy’s national title team that finished last year 47-1

– Averaged 20.1 points, 6.4 assists and 2.2 steals in his first season at Hargrave

– Teammates at Hargrave with current Buckeye Derek Funderburk

– Was a 2,000-point scorer at Perry County Central High School, first lettering in the seventh grade

 

Kaleb Wesson

6-9, 280, Forward

Westerville, Ohio

Westerville South High School

 

– Helped lead Westerville South to a Division I state championship in 2016

– Has tallied 723 points, 518 rebounds, 99 assists, and 166 blocked shots during his high school career after averaging 14.9 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a junior

– First team All-Ohio Capital Conference (Cardinal) in 2015 and 2016

– All-Ohio honorable mention in 2015

– Participated in 2015-16 USA U-17 World Championship team training camp and was named to the 2015-16 USA Men’s Junior National Team

– Brother, Andre, is a freshman on the Buckeye basketball team while father, Keith, played at Ohio State from 1983-87

 

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