Ohio State added another big name to its 2023 recruiting class on Tuesday as four-star combo guard Taison Chatman committed to the Buckeyes on the 247Sports YouTube channel. Chatman, a consensus top-50 talent from Totino-Grace High School in Minneapolis chose OSU over Kansas, Virginia, Xavier and hometown Minnesota.
Chatman joins an Ohio State recruiting class that ranked No. 9 nationally prior to his commitment and will move up four spots to No. 5 in the team rankings with him in the fold. Ranked as the the Class of 2023's No. 31 player by 247Sports, he becomes the highest-rated verbal commitment for Chris Holtmann and his staff not just for the cycle, but since Holtmann's arrival in Columbus, Ohio, in 2017.