At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann reiterated his plans to land at least one graduate transfer to bolster the roster for next season.
Now a pair of them will be taking visits to campus within the next week. Today, ESPN reported that the Buckeyes will host Wake Forest’s Keyshawn Woods on a visit this weekend. After spending his first season at Charlotte, Woods transferred to the Demon Deacons, where he averaged 11.9 points last season and earned votes for ACC sixth man of the year while coming off the bench in 23 of 28 games. He will graduate this spring and, like Keita Bates-Diop at Ohio State last season, went through senior day festivities this past season.
When the 6-3, 205-pound guard announced that he would not be returning to the Wake Forest program, it was thought that Woods could also be considering a professional career. It’s not clear if he has any other visits lined up yet.
His Ohio State visit will come just a few days before the Buckeyes host another guard in Nick Norton from UAB. According to multiple reports, he will take a visit to Ohio State from April 17-18. A Bloomington, Illinois, native, the 5-10, 168-pound Norton averaged 7.5 points, 4.9 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game during the 2017-18 season.
According to CBSSports, Norton will also visit Purdue this month and then Minnesota and Ole Miss in May.
Ohio State has at least one available scholarship for the 2018-19 season.