Versailles' Ahrens puts Dayton in his top six


Versailles' Ahrens puts Dayton in his top six

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  • Ahrens decommitted from Ohio State in June but is still considering Buckeyes.

Versailles High School senior Justin Ahrens listed the Dayton Flyers in his top six college choices in a Twitter post Monday.

Ohio State, Michigan, Xavier, Vanderbilt and Purdue are also among Ahrens’ finalists. Ahrens, a 6-foot-5 forward, ranks 137th in the class of 2018, according to

Ahrens was originally committed to Ohio State but reopened his recruiting in June when Thad Matta was fired. Dayton offered him a scholarship the same day.

“Obviously it’s a great school, great fan support,” Ahrens told the Dayton Daily News in July. “It’s 15 minutes down the road, so it’s definitely a school I’m considering. They text me probably every day or call me. They’ve been in touch and are trying to build a great relationship with me. We really do have a good relationship, so that’s something I’ll look into.”

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