Ohio State Basketball: Meet Austin Grandstaff, the Buckeyes’ Latest 2015 Recruit

Austin Grandstaff, a class of 2015 shooting guard from Rockwall, Texas, must really like the school initials OSU.

Grandstaff originally committed to Oklahoma State early in his recruiting process, but he reopened his recruitment and received offers from the likes of Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Virginia and Iowa State, among others. However, his eventual school of choice is sure to make those in Buckeye Nation pleased:

Ohio State, which clearly made an impression during Grandstaff’s official visit, received the verbal pledge from the sharpshooting prospect. He is a 4-star recruit, according to 247Sports’ composite rankings, the No. 36-ranked player nationally and the No. 5 shooting guard. Grandstaff is listed at 6’5” and 190 pounds and could compete for significant playing time right away.

His father Wes Grandstaff commented on the perceived fit, via Mike Young of Eleven Warriors:

We really like Coach Matta’s style of play, his players seem to play with quite a bit of freedom. Austin can push it and make plays off the dribble or he can come off screens. He has a high basketball IQ, knows how to read defenses really well and good with the pick and roll.

The Texas native is an offensive and scoring machine. The first thing that jumps out about Grandstaff’s game is the fact that he is lethal from behind the three-point line. That will certainly be a breath of fresh air in Columbus after the past season of shooting woes for the…

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