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Kaleb Wesson
Kaleb  Wesson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

High School:
South

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 270

Position:
Forward

04/10/2018

Nine Basketball Buckeyes Earn Scholar-Athlete Recognition

Ohio State recognizes record 692 standouts

03/15/2018

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

02/23/2018

Ohio State vs. Indiana (USATSI)

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

02/18/2018

Ohio State vs. Michigan (USATSI)

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

02/10/2018

Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)

02/04/2018

No. 17 Ohio State vs. Illinois

The Buckeyes host the FIghting Illini at the Schottenstein Center.

CAREER HONORS

  • 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)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • 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

PERSONAL

  • 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