Rivals updated their basketball top 150 Thursday and Ohio State commit Keita Bates-Diop picked up a fifth star, checking in at No. 20 in their rankings. Jahill Okafor of Chicago Whitney Young is still holding down the top spot, with Emmanuel Mudiay of Prime Prep Academy in Dallas at No. 2 and Tyus Jones of Apple Valley, MN at No. 3.
Ohio State is still in on Okafor and Jones, among many others on the list.
Other future Buckeyes in the rankings:
- Jae'Sean Tate of Pickerington Central, who had 31 points and 21 rebounds in a 53-50 loss to Gahanna last night in a regional semifinal, is No. 73.
- Dave Bell of Garfield Heights is No. 103.