After scoring 34 points in the Rams’ state semifinal loss to Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary on March 23, he said he was getting close to deciding between West Virginia State (NCAA Division II) and Lourdes College (NAIA) – unless more schools entered the picture.
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Akron became the first Division I school to offer with Duquesne doing so soon after (the same night Zips coach Keith Dambrot left the former job for the latter).
Patton was the Ohio Division II co-Player of the Year.
The spring signing period for basketball players began Wednesday and lasts until May 17.
Miami already announced signing Jalen Adaway, a guard from Indiana.