No. 17 Ohio State’s current outlook is bright and the future has strong potential with the incoming Class of 2022 prospects.

Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann is extremely optimistic about the arriving recruits that will replenish a roster that currently fields eight seniors. Additionally, junior forward E.J. Liddell has solid NBA prospects as well.

Here’s what Holtmann had to say about the recruiting class on Nov. 11:

Ohio State tipped off this season with a 67-66 victory vs. in-state opponent Akron. Next up for the Buckeyes is a home matchup vs. Niagara on Nov. 12 (7 p.m. EST). Ohio State begins conference play with a road contest at Penn State on Dec. 5 (7:30 p.m. EST).