Both Thompson, a 2017 recruit, and Johnson, a grad transfer with two years of eligibility remaining, could help Thad Matta’s beleaguered Buckeye program this fall.
Matta has some heavy duty competition for Johnson, though, as his reported final six (via ESPN) also includes Kentucky, Oregon, UCLA, Arizona and TCU (where former Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is now).
New Dayton coach Anthony Grant is also in need of some immediate help at point guard after the graduation of Scoochie Smith, transfer of John Crosby and loss of recruit McKinley Wright (who is reportedly still considering UD).
UD hosted graduate transfer Mark Alstork, who led Wright State in scoring last season, on a visit Monday night.
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