Alonzo Gaffney's commitment to Ohio State caused a stir on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Here are the top tweets in response to the Buckeyes landing the No. 1 prospect from Ohio for the class of 2019.
Here's the tweet that got it all started:
There’s no place like Home... pic.twitter.com/ONFxzho0ZI— (@alonzo_gaffney) April 10, 2018
Here are a pair from Sonny Johnson, Gaffney's high school coach.
Just having some FUN O.H.I.O Let's go @alonzo_gaffney pic.twitter.com/TW1IlGtiZk— Sonny Johnson (@sonnyjohnson32) April 10, 2018
Wow !!!! @alonzo_gaffney the #1 player n Ohio & top 25 players n the country Just committed to OHIO STATE.Alonzo was being recruited by BLUE BLOODS like Michigan St, North Carolina & Kansas #O.H.I.O @BillLandis25 @AdamJardy @OhioStateHoops @mgoul @NEO_Spotlight @ZachFleer270 pic.twitter.com/7B5Cfk9Geu— Sonny Johnson (@sonnyjohnson32) April 10, 2018
Some members of the Ohio State staff shared their excitement.
Let’s Go Bucks!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/x72YMQy2ai— Scoonie Penn (@Scooniep12) April 10, 2018
Let’s Go Bucks! #BOOM pic.twitter.com/iioE5vKPp8— Terry Johnson (@CoachTLJohnson) April 10, 2018
What a GREAT day to be a Buckeye! pic.twitter.com/N1pSyN9vKt— Kyle Davis (@The_Kyle_Davis) April 10, 2018
Justin Ahrens, Luther Muhammad and Duane Washington, who all signed with Ohio State for the class of 2018, were excited.
Welcome brother @alonzo_gaffney this was all part of the plan #BUCKEYENATION https://t.co/m7RfufIgLp— Justin Ahrens (@ahrensjustin12) April 10, 2018
Congrats lil bro @alonzo_gaffney #OH https://t.co/WsEprGZ2Qf— GoBuckLu (@LutherMuhammad) April 10, 2018
O-H! https://t.co/sE9aWRgkhS— Duane “Wiz” Washington Jr. (@TheDuaneWash) April 10, 2018
Here is Dwayne Cohill, a former Ohio State recruit from Parma Heights (Ohio) Holy Name who signed with Dayton for the class of 2018.
Congrats lil bra happy for you— Dwayne Cohill (@therealdwayne35) April 10, 2018
Some national college basketball and recruiting experts lauded the commitment.
Ohio State just picked up the commitment of five star 2019 forward Alonzo Gaffney. Tremendous long term prospect and the best junior in the state https://t.co/q0LLDeMb63— Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) April 10, 2018
Alonzo Gaffney has a major upside. Here's currently 29th in the ESPN 60 and could be a major riser. Definite pro prospect. https://t.co/M7hOrOk1pb— Adam Finkelstein (@AdamFinkelstein) April 10, 2018
Here's alumnus George Reese:
Salute, youngin. Welcome! #BuckeyeNation https://t.co/0wvEbP9Ro7— George Reese (@G_REESE) April 10, 2018
And here is the Nuthouse student section:
Buckeye Nation, say hello to our new friend @alonzo_gaffney ! Alonzo, we've only got one question for you....
You ready? pic.twitter.com/dPBHvP2tDR