COLUMBUS, Ohio — Get insight and reaction to Ohio State football and basketball on the Inside the Shoe podcast, brought to you by Land of 10. In the latest edition, Kyle Lamb examines the impact of a huge commitment on Tuesday from 5-star forward Alonzo Gaffney of Garfield Heights, Ohio. Gaffney is the No. 18-overall prospect in 2019 by the 247sports composite and is the first 5-star player to commit to the Buckeyes’ basketball program since D’Angelo Russell signed in 2014.
Also on the Wednesday edition, Kyle recaps what the Gaffney commit means for the future and also looks ahead to an expected visit from UAB grad transfer Nick Norton. Austin Ward of Land of 10 previews the spring football game and discusses the lingering issues heading into summer.
Every episode of Inside the Shoe can be found here.
Topics discussed on Inside the Shoe on Wednesday include:
- The commitment of Gaffney and what it means for the Ohio State program going forward. Gaffney is the second commitment for 2019 in almost as many days as Florida State transfer C.J. Walker committed to Ohio State on Sunday after his visit. Walker will sit out next season and have two years of eligibility remaining.
- An expected visit by UAB junior point guard Nick Norton next week. Norton will have one season of eligibility and will be able to play this season. He is scheduled to visit Missouri State, Drake and Purdue as well as the Buckeyes.
- More on the quarterback race and whether the game Saturday will have any impact on the result.
- Other position battles and players to keep an eye out for this weekend.
Ryan Ginn will join Kyle on Thursday to continue previewing the Saturday spring game and Ryan Donnelly will have a weekly recruiting roundup on the Friday edition.
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