Austin Parks (Twitter) committed to Ohio State on 2/13/2022. He can now sign with Chris Holtmann during the early signing period in November. When Parks arrive on campus, Zed Key will be a senior and the other center on the roster, Felix Okpara, will be entering his sophomore year. Played in High School for Memorial High School in St Mary's Ohio.
Who's Recruiting Austin Parks
Jake Diebler recruited Parks for Ohio State. Chester Frazier for Illinois. And Andre Morgan for Cincinnati.
Offers and Favorites
Parks had 9 Offers including Ohio State, Illinois, Cincinnati, Dayton, Indiana, Michigan State, and West Virginia.
Parks visited Ohio State in June to see the campus and received an offer at that time. Unofficially went to Ohio State prior to committing to see the Maryland v Ohio State game.
Height and Weight
6'10" 240 lbs.
Parks is rated a 3 Star recruit, 18th best Center in the country, 6th best overall in Ohio. Parks plays AAU basketball for Ohio Buckets.
High Schools Stats
As a sophomore in High School, Parks averaged 16 points a game. Junior season, he is averaging 20 points a game and 9 rebounds.
Parks led his team to the Division II championship game his sophomore year. He has broad shoulders and is tough. He should be able to hold his own against the Big Ten competition.
Austin Parks Commits to Ohio State