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Ohio State recruiting: State Secrets, 8/20 - Latest on Derrick Nnadi

The latest updates to the Scout 300 and the Rivals 100 have arrived, giving us the chance to break down the list of names that Ohio State is still targeting.

'14 defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi has narrowed his list to four schools, including the Buckeyes.
'14 defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi has narrowed his list to four schools, including the Buckeyes.

The Scout 300 has been updated, and there are plenty of Ohio State targets and commits alike that show up. ATH JuJu Smith (7), SDE Solomon Thomas (32), OT Damian Prince (36), ATH Marshon Lattimore (37), LB Raekwon McMillan (46), WR Trevion Thompson (66), TE Tyler Luatua (100) are just a few of the targets that the Buckeyes are still recruiting and are ranked in the updated list.

As for the Ohio State commits that are ranked in the Scout 300, they're listed with CB Damon Webb (35), LB Kyle Berger (44), OT Jamarco Jones (53), ATH Parris Campbell (60), ATH Sam Hubbard (82), DE Jayln Holmes (84), LB Dante Booker (85), OT Demetrius Knox (127), ATH Curtis Samuel (148), OL Kyle Trout (209), ATH Malik Hooker (276) and WR Terry McLaurin (289)

The Rivals 100 is similar in some cases, but has more of the Buckeyes at higher ratings then Scout has some of the prospects listed.

In basketball news, Under Armour announced the teams for Saturday night's Elite 24 game at the Tobacco Warehouse under the Brooklyn Bridge. The game airs live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. ET Saturday, while the Slam Dunk Contest and Skills Competition will air Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Ohio State fans might have some interest to tune in and watch, if they have the opportunity. Some future and potential future Buckeyes will be on the court for both teams.

Team Coney Island has OSU targets '15 PF/C Stephen Zimmerman and '16 PF/C Harry Giles. Team Bed-Stuy has '14 OSU commit D'Angelo Russell and '14 targets PF/C Myles Turner, Goodluck Okonoboh, '15 PF/C Ivan Rabb and '16 PF/C Thon Maker. What's interesting is the age differences between teammates on the court. Players from the class of 2014, 2015 and 2016 will all be showing off their skills on the court, and against younger/older players. This will really give scouts an indicator as to who shines amongst the best of the best.

One name to keep an eye on over the next couple of months is '14 DT Derrick Nnadi. The 6'1", 305-pound defensive tackle has named his top four schools, which includes: Florida State, Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech. While Virginia Tech likely remains the team to beat, Ohio State could have an outside shot at landing the Virginia-native and try to pull him away from his home state.

Of those four schools, Nnadi has made it known that he will want to take official visits to those schools, and with Ohio State going 12-0 this past season, interest may be gaining on the Buckeyes from Nnadi. We'll have to wait and see.