Four-star 2016 center Derek Funderburk verbally committed to Ohio State on Wednesday.
A native of Lakewood, Ohio, the 6'9" center is Ohio State's first 2016 commitment. The Buckeyes' 2015 recruiting class is currently ranked No. 10 in the nation on Rivals and No. 1 in the Big Ten.
Ohio State finished 24-11 this season, earning a No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament before losing to Arizona in the Round of 32.
- Molly Geary