The NCAA Tournament is underway in the college basketball landscape and Ohio is well represented on the national scale.
Overall, there will be 32 players in the NCAA Tournament that reside from the buckeye state.
There are a ton of players from notable high schools across Ohio.
Wright State (9)
Tanner Holden: Guard, junior, Wheelersburg, 34 games played, 19.8 ppg, 7.1 rpg
AJ Braun: Center, freshman, Dayton, 26 games played, 5.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg
Keaton Norris: Guard, freshman, Hilliard, 34 games played, 3.2 ppg, 1.9 rpg
James Manns: Forward, redshirt senior, Columbus, 11 games played, 3.2 ppg, 1.1 rpg
Riley Voss: Forward, senior, Milford, 7 games played, 2.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg
Andy Neff: Forward, senior, Oakwood, 9 games played, 0.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg
TJ Nagy: Guard, junior, Bellbrook, 9 games played, 0.0 ppg, 0.2 rpg
Brandon Noel: Forward, redshirt freshman, Lucasville, has not played this season
Johnny Riddle: Guard, freshman, Beavercreek, has not played this season
Norris is a guard from Hilliard Bradley High School, that did a lot of winning. Norris has been able to gain some playing time as a freshman.
Ohio State (7)
Malaki Branham: Guard, freshman, Columbus, 30 games played, 13.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg
Kyle Young: Forward, graduate, Canton, 25 games played, 8.2 ppg, 4.9 rpg
Justin Ahrens: Forward, senior, Versailles, 30 games played, 5.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg
Meechie Johnson: Guard, freshman, Cleveland, 24 games played, 4.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg
Harrison Hookfin: forward, senior, Cincinnati, 6 games played, 0.3 ppg, 0.2 rpg
Seth Towns: Forward, graduate, Columbus, has not played this season
Kalen Etzler: Forward, freshman, Van Wert, has not played this season
Ohio State’s second leading scorer Malaki Branham is a freshman who played at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary. Branham is originally from Columbus and has played his way into a potential NBA Draft pick.
Enrique Freeman: Forward, sophomore, Cleveland, 33 games played, 13.2 ppg, 10.8 rpg
Greg Tribble: Guard, sophomore, Cincinnati, 32 games played, 7.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg
Garvin Clarke: Guard, freshman, Euclid, 33 games played, 3.2 ppg, 2.4 rpg
Kobe Mitchell: Guard, freshman, Cadiz, has not played this season
Nate Johnson: Guard, freshman, Liberty Township, has not played this season
Clarke is a Cleveland area native that has appeared in 33 games as a freshman.
Dale Bonner: Guard, junior, Shaker Heights, 29 games played, 3.0 ppg, 1.1 rpg
Zach Loveday: Forward, sophomore, Gallipolis, 11 games played, 1.0 ppg, 1.2 rpg
Love day is a one-time Ohio State recruit that ended up commuting to Baylor. The sophomore has appeared in 11 games.
Logan Duncomb: Center, freshman, Cincinnati, 8 games played, 0.8 ppg, 0.6 rpg
Michael Shipp: Guard, junior, Cincinnati, has not played this season
The Buckeyes recruited Duncomb and even offfeded the Cincinnati Moeller graduate. As a freshman, Duncomb has played in eight games.
Grant Huffman: Guard, sophmore, Aurora, 27 games played, 3.9 ppg, 2.1 rpg
Desmond Watson: Guard/forward, freshman, Columbus, 33 games played, 2.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg
Grant Huffman played for St. Edwards in Northeast Ohio and has carved out a role with Davidson.
CJ Fredrick: Guard, redshirt junior, Cincinnati, has not played this season
Frederick is an Iowa transfer that is out the entire season for the Wildcats.
These are just the 28 of the 32 players representing the state of Ohio in the NCAA Tournament.