Ohio State lands five-star recruit Carton

Five-star recruit DJ Carton announced Saturday that he intends to play for Ohio State in 2019.Carton, a coveted point guard from Bettendorf, Iowa, selected the Buckeyes over fellow finalists Michigan and Indiana. His commitment represents a victory for Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann, who replaced Thad Matta last offseason after a successful run with Butler.According to 247Sports.com, Carton is the No. 2 point guard in his class and the No. 21 prospect in the nation. He revealed his commitment on Instagram after visiting Ohio State’s campus earlier this week.”I got that gut feeling,” Carton said to 247Sports. “That’s what it came down to.”It actually hit me on my way home. It hit me just being there. The team, I felt like a part of the family. I just came so close with those guys in a short amount of time. I was close with the coaching staff, they have a big future. I feel like overall the relationship was there. I just got that gut feeling in my stomach that it was the place for me.”