With the first official visit of the fall looming ahead this weekend, Ohio State got things kicked off with a pair of unofficial visits last weekend.
On Saturday, the Buckeyes welcomed in a pair of four-star recruits for the class of 2019: Zeke Nnaji, a power forward, and Qudus Wahab, a center. This weekend, they will host E.J. Liddell, a four-star power forward from Belleville, Illinois.
A member of Wahab’s camp posted about his trip on social media.
Ohio State University 2019 Flint Hill HS unofficial visit. @bola_dee_baller #earnednotgiven #trusttheprocess #goodisgreat #freemoney #freescholarship #flinthillhuskies @ The Ohio State… https://t.co/Nrh5qoIPPU— Duval Simmonds (@DuvalSimmonds) August 27, 2018
He also visited Pitt on Sunday and has an unofficial visit scheduled to Syracuse on September 8. A 6-foot-10, 230-pound player from Ashburn (Virginia) Flint Hill School, Wahab is ranked as the No. 95 overall recruit in the nation and the No. 22 center prospect in the 247Sports.com composite rankings.
Nnaji didn’t make the trip alone. His younger sister, Maya, posted to Twitter that she landed a scholarship offer from the Ohio State women’s basketball team. She is a member of the class of 2021.
I thank the Most High for receiving a scholarship offer from Ohio State University❗️Thanks Coach McGuff, @CarrieBanks10, and staff for a great unofficial visit. #gobuckeyes pic.twitter.com/HqUGOGc7Kt— Maya Nnaji (@maya_nnaji23) August 25, 2018
Zeke Nnaji is the No. 30 national recruit and the No. 6 power forward in the 247Sports composite rankings. The trip was one of seven unofficial visits the 6-foot-10, 215-pound senior from Hopkins, Minnesota, has planned for this month. That schedule also includes/included Creighton (August 10), Kansas State (August 11), Notre Dame (August 24), Indiana (August 26), Purdue (today) and Illinois (Tuesday).
All three players figure to be competing for the final scholarship in Ohio State’s class of 2019. Liddell is the No. 40 overall recruit in the nation and No. 8 power forward.
One player no longer in the picture is Sam Williamson, a four-star small forward from Rockwall, Texas. The 6-foot-6, 180-pound Williamson announced his five official visits and Ohio State did not make the list. He will visit Kansas this weekend, Texas A&M on Sept. 7, Louisville on Sept. 14, Oklahoma on Sept. 21 and Texas Tech on Oct. 5.