Ohio HS Hoops Insider: Transfers, Offers, Injuries and Ohioans impressing out of state



Demajeo Wiggins (6’8/2015) of Holland Springfield added offers from Bowling Green and Illinois State to go along with his previous offer from Bethune-Cookman.

Kipper Nichols (6’7/2015) of Lakewood Edward scored a pair of BCS offers from Minnesota and Maryland.

Ryan Mikesell (6’6/2015) of St. Henry picked up an offer from nearby Dayton.

NIck Ward (6’7/2016) of Gahanna Lincoln received an offer from Kansas State adding to recent offer from Missouri.

Matt Moyer (6’8/2016) of Gahanna Lincoln added an offer from Butler.

Alonzo Campbell (6’11/2015) of Gahanna Lincoln picked up an offer from Wright State.

Ohio State is showing interest in Xavier Simpson (5’10/2016/PG) of Lima Senior High School.

Around the State

Luke Kennard (6’5/2015) of Franklin and his USA U18 teammates brought home the Gold Medal by defeating Canada. Kennard then participated in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy along with Esa Ahmad (6’7/2015) of Shaker Heights.

AJ Harris (5’9/2015) of Dayton Dunbar received praise for his play at the Nike Point Guard Academy. Harris is the top point guard in Ohio’s ℅ 2015 and was one of 30 high school point guards chosen for the event.

Fab Frosh Camp

The annual Fab Frosh Camp took place in Atlanta, Georgia this past weekend with five Ohio kids taking part. Dwayne Cohill Jr. (Holy Name), EJ Williams (Middletown), Coryon Rice (Stow), Jerry Higgins (Cleveland VASJ), Ross Ryan (Centerburg), and KeAndre Graves (Lutheran East) were all invited from the Buckeye State.


Jimmy Ratliff (6’5/2016) has apparently transferred to Middletown after two seasons at Hilliard Davidson. Ratliff’s father played at Middletown before suiting up for Ohio State.

Demarco Cannon (6’2/2015) has transferred to Thurgood Marshall from Springfield and Deonte Boyd (6’2/2016) has come over from Dunbar.


Huber Heights Wayne junior Rodrick Caldwell will miss the entire month of July following thumb surgery.

Portsmouth junior Ky’re Allison is recovering very well from a broken leg suffered in the spring. Coach Eugene Collins noted he was about four weeks ahead of schedule.


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