November 21, 2022

Women’s Basketball Adds Two Signees


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s basketball team added two signees as part of the official signing period – Faith Carson, a center, and Diana Collins, a point guard.

Faith Carson | 6-4 | Center | Buchanan, Mich.

Center Faith Carson joins the Buckeyes from Buchanan High School, where she earned four varsity letters, and also played club for the past three years with UTS. Buchanan was ranked first in the state of Michigan by Prep Hoops all four seasons. As a freshman, Carson was named all-conference first team, honorable mention by more than one news outlet and helped her team to academic all-state. As a sophomore, Carson was named all-conference first team, all-state by three different outlets (first team by BCAM), team academic all-state and led the team to conference and district championships. She’s been named a team captain as a senior and earned the title of preseason MVP after missing her junior season.

Carson also lettered for four years in volleyball, being named all-conference first team her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Following her senior season, she was also named the conference’s MVP, all-region and is nominated for all-state recognition. Carson plans to major in human nutrition and is also interested in learning culinary skills and physiology. She has five family members who played collegiate basketball, including both of her parents.

Diana Collins | 5-9 | Guard | Lilburn, Ga.

Point guard Diana Collins comes to Columbus from Lilburn, Georgia, where she lettered for four years at Brookwood High School. She also played AAU with the South East All-Stars. At Brookwood, Collins broke the freshman (461 points, 18 ppg), sophomore (507 points, 20.4 ppg) and junior (603 points, 22 ppg) years’ scoring records. Her scoring average as a junior (22 ppg) was the highest in program history, earning Collins the title of Regional Player of the Year and a spot on the all-state team.

In the classroom, Collins won the honors student award, the scholar athlete award and was a member of the national honors society. She plans to major in biomedical engineering and hopes to attend medical school in the future. Collins’ mother played basketball at West Florida.

To support Ohio State women’s basketball throughout the season here on campus, fans may now purchase mini plans HERE or single game tickets for all remaining home games, including the Michigan game at the Covelli Center, HERE. Applicable service fees will apply to all tickets. Season tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS and selecting option two. For group tickets and any questions, contact an account representative at 1-800-GO-BUCKS or via email at All group tickets must be purchased in advance.

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