Kaleb Wesson
Kaleb  Wesson


Westerville, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 270



Nine Basketball Buckeyes Earn Scholar-Athlete Recognition

Ohio State recognizes record 692 standouts


Ohio State vs. S. Dakota State NCAA Rd. 1

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Boise, Idaho


Ohio State vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Indiana (USATSI) Men's Basketball


Ohio State vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Michigan (USATSI) Men's Basketball


Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)


No. 17 Ohio State vs. Illinois

The Buckeyes host the FIghting Illini at the Schottenstein Center.


  • 2018 Big Ten All-Freshman team

AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18)

  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (12/4, 1/22)
  • Tallied 13 points and seven boards vs. Robert Morris (11/10)
  • Scored nine points vs. Radford (11/12)
  • Went for 12 points and five boards vs. Northeastern (11/19)
  • Scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Gonzaga in first career start (11/23)
  • Scored 10 points vs. Stanford (11/24)
  • Went for nine points and five boards vs. Butler (11/26)
  • Tallied 15 points and five rebounds vs. Clemson (11/29)
  • Scored a game-high 19 points at Wisconsin (12/2)
  • Went for eight points and five boards vs. Michigan (12/4)
  • Tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and three steals against William & Mary (12/9)
  • Went for 16 points and eight boards against Appalachian State (12/16)
  • Tallied nine points and five boards vs. The Citadel (12/19)
  • Scored 12 points against North Carolina (12/23)
  • Went for seven points and seven boards vs. Miami (12/30)
  • Scored 10 points at Iowa (1/4)
  • Tallied eight points, four rebounds and a career-high five assists against Michigan State (1/7)
  • Went for eight points and five rebounds vs. Maryland (1/11)
  • Totaled 10 points, a career-high nine rebounds and three assists at Rutgers (1/14)
  • Went for 15 points and eight rebounds vs. Minnesota (1/20)
  • Scored 10 points against Penn State (1/25)
  • Went for 14 points, connecting on all seven shots from the field, and five boards vs. Indiana (1/30)
  • Recorded first-career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Illinois (2/4)
  • Went for 18 points and seven rebounds vs. Iowa (2/10)
  • Tallied 14 points, five rebounds and three assists against Rutgers (2/20)
  • Went for 12 points and five rebounds at Indiana (2/23)


  • Named Ohio’s Mr. Basketball, Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year and Ohio High School Basketball Association Player of the Year as a senior in 2017
  • Also was named Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year, District 10 Player of the Year and Central District Player of the Year his final season at Westerville South
  • Averaged 21.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game while shooting 66.5 percent from the field as a senior
  • Helped lead Westerville South to a Division I state championship in 2016
  • Averaged 14.9 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a junior
  • First team All-Ohio Capital Conference (Cardinal) in 2015 and 2016
  • All-Ohio honorable mention in 2015
  • Participated in 2015-16 USA U-17 World Championship team training camp and was named to the 2015-16 USA Men’s Junior National Team


  • Son of Keith and Stefanie Wesson
  • Brother, Andre, is a sophomore on the Buckeye basketball team while father, Keith, played at Ohio State from 1983-87