With a few days to go before the college basketball season begins, Ohio State is still trying to make sense of its coaching search.
And while there’s a few reasons why it’s taking a breather, one big reason could be a recruiting issue: the Buckeyes are struggling to find a replacement for Jim Boeheim.
The Buckeyes have been a perennial top-10 team in the nation.
But with the NCAA’s recruiting restrictions set to kick in next month, there are more than just some issues for the Buckeye program.
They’re also dealing with a new-look team in Ohio that is more comfortable in the spotlight.
But it’s unclear how serious the issue is, as the Buckeys were the first program in the country to open recruiting classes on the calendar without Boeheim as its coach.
The recruiting season is only the second since the NCAA instituted recruiting restrictions in 2015.
That means that in terms of players, Ohio has the most talent in the state.
But the Buckeyes are currently in a recruiting purgatory, having lost seven of their last 10 recruiting classes.
The school’s recruiting issues stem from the NCAA rules, which dictate that schools cannot sign recruits until they are committed to them.
For Ohio State, this is a major concern because the Buckeys have to wait until March to sign its top recruits, which means that the university is now limited to only one-and-a-half months to get its top players.
In addition to losing five of its top 10 recruits, Ohio is currently without four of its five commitments in the class of 2019, and is currently looking for a fifth commitment.
There is speculation that the Buckers may consider transferring a player to another program if they lose four of their top 10 commits in 2019.
This could mean the Bucks are relying on their own talent pool, which is the biggest reason for the recruiting issues.
The Ohio State staff is loaded with talent.
That’s why the Buchers are recruiting at such a high level.
However, the Buches’ recruiting efforts are not as effective as they could be, and they are having trouble attracting quality recruits.
The university’s recruiting rankings have been in the top 10 for the last two years, but it has fallen off since the new recruiting rules were implemented.
In order to attract quality recruits, the university must put its best players on the court.
Ohio State has struggled to do this, as it’s currently tied with Oregon for the fifth-worst record in the ACC with a winning percentage of 29.3.
However a recent study by the ESPN Insider suggested that the lack of good players on Ohio State teams is a big reason why it doesn’t have a winning record.
The average loss per player per game is 1.2, and that’s the second-highest figure in the conference.
The average loss on a team that has lost 10 or more games in a season is 6.7, according to the ESPNInsider.
Ohio is ranked 29th in the league in wins per game.
However that’s not an insignificant number, as Ohio State lost more than 50 games last season and only won two of those games.
The other factor that is causing issues for Ohio State in recruiting is its lack of depth.
The Buckeyes rank 28th in terms to percentage of returning starters.
Ohio has a lot of returning players, and it also has some returning players on its roster.
But they are all young players, which puts them at a disadvantage.
This means that Ohio State needs to put more quality players on their rosters, as they need to replace them sooner rather than later.
The recruiting rankings could also be hurting the Buckees in the recruiting market.
Ohio ranked 29st in the SEC in the last recruiting class and only made the top 25 in the final recruiting class of the 2018 recruiting class.
The NCAA did not specify what the recruiting rankings were for 2019.
However the ESPNSportsRankings.com database has Ohio ranked 25th, which would put it just above Alabama.
Ohio also ranked 23rd in the 247Sports Composite rankings.
However, there’s one thing that the Ohio State program has done well in the past.
It has a high rate of recruiting recruits.
Last season, the Ohio program had four of the top 12 recruits in the Big Ten.
In the first four classes, the school landed four of Ohio’s top 12 players.
The new recruits have to come in and compete for jobs.
That is why they are so valuable to the Bucie program.
However this year’s recruiting class is much more experienced.
Ohio’s 2018 class has played in the NCAA tournament four times, and the Bucettes have played in eight NCAA tournaments.
The next recruiting class, 2019, will be the Bucans only trip to the NCAA Tournament.
The 2019 class will be one of only three recruiting classes to have at least eight returning players.
The others are two classes that have had five returning