DJ Carton, Alonzo Gaffney and E.J. Liddell Ranked in Top-36 of Latest ESPN Recruiting Rankings

By Kevin Harrish on January 23, 2019 at 11:33 am
DJ Carton is Ohio State's highest-rated commit.

The future is looking bright for Buckeye basketball.

All three Buckeyes hoops signees – D.J. Carton, Alonzo Gaffney and E.J. Liddell – cracked the top-36 of ESPN's latest recruiting rankings. Ohio State is the only school with three top-36 prospects signed or committed.

Carton is the highest-rated player of the bunch, rated as a five-star prospect and the No. 26 player in the class. He's also the nation's No. 5 point guard.

Gaffney is Ohio State's second highest-rated signee, checking in at No. 35. The four-star prospect is the No. 7 small forward in the class. Not far behind Gaffney is Liddell at No. 36. A four-star prospect, Liddell is the nation's No. 8 power forward.

All three were named McDonald's All-American candidates. The final rosters for the McDonald's All-American game will be announced on Thursday.

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