Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats offer Cleveland product 2026 5-star small forward TJ Crumble

Cincinnati Bearcats in practice at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer.
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Cleveland product and 2026 5-star small forward TJ Crumble received a scholarship offer from Cincinnati, Illinois, Ohio State and multiple others this month!

Even though it’s still early in his recruiting process, Crumble gained traction in recent weeks and should be a priority as the Bearcats begin to build the 2026 class.

Make sure to stay tuned for the latest recruiting rumors as Wes Miller’s coaching staff continues to target a ton of talented recruits alongside Crumble.

The Lutheran East High School freshman forward is currently the 2nd highest rated recruit from Ohio and 18th ranked prospect in the country via ESPN.

Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats offer Cleveland product 2026 5-star small forward TJ Crumble

Bishop Gorman guard and 2024 4-star prospect Jase Richardson included the Bearcats among his top schools along with Alabama, Michigan State, USC and more.

Cincinnati native and 2024 4-star center Tyler McKinley included Cincinnati among his finalists alongside Alabama, Michigan State, Ohio State and Tennessee.

Prior to his senior campaign, McKinley is the 2nd highest rated recruit from Missouri and 59th ranked prospect in the country according to 247 Sports.

Cincinnati Basketball: 2024 4-star small forward Darrion Sutton receives offer from Bearcats

Missouri native and 2024 4-star small forward Darrion Sutton picked up a scholarship offer from the Bearcats and several other notable programs in recent days!

Following an impressive showing at the Southern JamFest tournament, Sutton received interest from Cincinnati, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State.

Sutton displayed his intriguing combination of athleticism and size at the recent AAU event, highlighted by a poster dunk over fellow Bearcats target Flory Bidunga.

Cincinnati Basketball: 2024 4-star center Tyler McKinley includes the Bearcats among finalists. dark. Next