Men's Basketball

Trey McDonald


Battle Creek, Mich.

High School:
Battle Creek Central

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 240


Trey  McDonald


No. 16 Men's Basketball Defeats James Madison, 73-56

Sam Thompson led the Buckeyes with 13 points and six rebounds in win over James Madison.


No. 3 Ohio State Takes Down Delaware, 76-64

LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points to lead the Buckeyes


No. 11 Buckeyes Bounce Bears 89-50

Five Buckeyes reach double figures in scoring for OSU


No. 11 OSU Runs Past Morgan State, 89-50

Shannon Scott scored a career-high 16 points and LaQuinton Ross, also starting for the first time as a junior, had 14 points and a personal-best 11 rebounds to lead No. 11 Ohio State past Morgan State 89-50 on Saturday.


2013-14 Ohio State Media Day

Buckeyes spent afternoon fielding questions about 2013-14 squad


No. 23 Ohio State at Penn State

No. 23 Ohio State takes down Penn State, 77-67


Ohio State vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

Ohio State Falls to Michigan State, 59-56


Men's Basketball vs. Indiana

January 25, 2015


Ohio State vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Illinois (USATSI)


Men's Basketball vs. Iowa

December 30, 2014


  • Played in all 35 games, averaging 12.1 minutes of a game
  • Recorded career high 9 points on career best 4-of-6 shooting in career high 25 minutes at Penn State (Feb. 27)
  • Tied career high in blocks with 4 against Nittany Lions (Feb. 27)
  • Recorded career-best 4 blocks vs. ULM (Dec. 27)
  • Scored career high 7 points vs. Bryant (Dec. 11) ... 2-of-3 from the field
  • Played then-career high 21 minutes at Marquette (Nov. 16)
  • Scored then-career-high six points vs. Morgan State (Nov. 9) in 18 minutes of action, which also served as a then-career best


  • Appeared in 19 games, producing 25 total points.
  • Saw first NCAA tournament action against Iona (3/22/13), scoring a career-high five points in eight minutes.
  • Took the court in five of the final eight regular-season games and a total of eight Big Ten contests.

Notable Games

  • Grabbed a career-high six boards at Wisconsin (2/17/13), including four on the offensive end.
  • Earned first two career blocks against Savannah State (12/12/12).
  • Doubled season total to date with four points against Long Beach State (12/8/12), including 2-2 showing from the FT line.
  • Played 13 minutes vs. UMKC, a career high, and tallied his third career field goal.


  • Made 13 appearances, averaging 2.9 minutes with two points

Notable Games

  • Secured first career points with a bucket against Michigan (3/10/12) in the Big Ten semifinal
  • Produced first career assist at Iowa (1/7/12)
  • Tallied first career rebounds vs. Jackson State (11/18/11), picking up two
  • One of four freshmen to make debut in season opener vs. Wright State


  • Averaged 9.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game to lead his team in both categories during his junior year of basketball at Battle Creek Central High School in Michigan
  • Also chipped in 1.6 blocks per game under the direction of his high school coach, Greg Williams
  • As a senior, earned All-Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference and all-city honors, in addition to team MVP honors
  • Member of The Family AAU traveling team during the summer circuit
  • Also lettered three years in cross country and one season in track in high school
  • Was a four-year member of the honor roll at Central
  • Son of Lee and Jonna McDonald and has one sibling, brother Lee
  • Would like to continue his basketball career or work in computer science field after Ohio State
  • Son of Lee McDonald. Cousin, T.J. Buchanan, plays for Rhode Island


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