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Justin Ahrens

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Player profile

  • Height 6-6
  • Weight 195
  • Year Sr.
  • Hometown Versailles, Ohio
  • H.S./Last School Versailles

🔊 Pronunciation

Ahrens Hoping to Turn Gravity into Gravitas on Reshaped Roster

NCAA Career Stats

AS A JUNIOR (2020-21)

  • Pronounced ARNS
  • 54 of 127 (.425) from 3-point range with at least one made 3 in 23-of-31 games … haD 15 games with multiple makes
  • Seven 2-point attempts on the season (4-6), 13-24 career from inside the arc
  • Reached 100 career rebounds with a defensive board at Illinois (1/16/21)
  • Reached 300 career points as a Buckeye with five vs. Indiana Feb. 13, 2021 (332 career/177 in 2020-21)
  • Season-high 18 points in win vs. Nebraska (12/30/20)
  • Career-high 29 points as a frosh vs. Iowa, including 25 in the second half
  • Has played in 82 games, 22 starts
  • 2021 Academic All-Big Ten

AS A SOPHOMORE (2019-20)

  • Appeared in 26 games off the bench, averaging 2.9 points and 1.3 rebounds per contest while shooting 40.4 percent from deep
  • Played seven minutes off the bench vs. Cincinnati (11/6)
  • Went for nine points and four rebounds vs. Stetson (11/18)
  • Totaled nine points and three boards against Purdue Fort Wayne (11/22)
  • Scored season-high 12 points at Northwestern (1/26)
  • Poured in 11 points against Indiana (2/1)
  • Scored nine points vs. Rutgers (2/12)

AS A FRESHMAN (2018-19)

  • Appeared in 25 games, making four starts
  • Averaged 3.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.6 minutes per game
  • Shot 38.8 percent from 3-point range (19-for-49)
  • Played six minutes off the bench against Purdue Fort Wayne (11/11)
  • Scored five points in 11 minutes off the bench vs. South Carolina State (11/18)
  • Went for six points and three rebounds at Iowa (1/12)
  • Tallied six points and five rebounds vs. Purdue (1/23)
  • Went for nine points to go along with five rebounds at Maryland (2/23)
  • Scored a career-best 29 points, including 25 in the second half, in a career-high 30 minutes vs. Iowa (2/26)
  • Went for nine points and tied career-high seven boards against Wisconsin (3/10)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • 2017 and 2018 Ohio Division III Co-Player of the Year
  • Holds school records for points in a game, 3-pointers in a game and career-points, 3-pointers, rebounds and assists
  • Helped Versailles to a league title and a 25-2 record
  • Averaged 23.4 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 2017
  • 2016 third team All-Ohio after averaging 22.7 points per contest as a sophomore
  • Played for C2K Elite in 2017, averaging 13.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 13 games

PERSONAL

  • Son of Kevin Ahrens
  • Has five siblings, Bryant, Bethany, Jacob, Kyle and AJ