FOX Sports | FOX Sports Ohio | April 26, 2018 8:35:31As expected, Logic Gates will be returning to the field this season.
He will return after missing three games with a sprained ankle and has a lot to prove on the field.
The Ohio native has had success during his time in Columbus, where he played for the Buckeyes from 2010-12.
He was a key piece in Ohio State’s run to a national title in 2015 and is a four-year starter for the Terrapins.
He started the first two games of the 2017 season and had a strong performance against Indiana.
He finished the season averaging 8.9 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 43.6 percent from the field, 38.4 percent from 3-point range and 39.4 from the foul line.
Gates’ role was diminished when freshman Michael Porter Jr. suffered a season-ending knee injury in early March.
The two struggled to find chemistry.
Porter is currently recovering from surgery, but Gates is expected to return in time for the team’s home opener against Virginia on March 30.
The Cavaliers are looking for their second consecutive win in the series, but are looking to rebound from a disappointing loss in Indiana on Feb. 20.
Gets the ball, runs and makes playsAs the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft, Gomes was a first-round pick by the Boston Celtics in 2017.
He averaged 13.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 34 games in his two seasons with the Celtics.
In his first season with the Buckeye team, he played in the ACC Tournament for the first time.
He shot 40.5 percent from beyond the arc and 35.5 from the 3-ball.
He led all players with 16 assists and seven steals.
The 6-foot-8 forward started all four games at center for the Cavaliers.
He averaged 7.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 31 games.
His first career triple-double was a game-winning three-pointer against the Indiana Pacers on March 23.
Gomes shot 36.3 percent from long range, 43.7 percent from three-point field and 41.4 and 41 percent from free throws.
Gomes averaged 16.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists while shooting 45.6 and 50.9 percent from deep.
The 6-7 guard averaged 8.6 rebounds and 4.9 blocks.
Gives you a better lookAs a senior, Gies had a career-high 31 double-doubles and was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year as a junior.
He also had 11 steals.
He scored 19 points in a loss to No. 8 Villanova on March 12, which was the only time he missed a game during the 2016-17 season.
Gotes averaged 10.7 points and 7.4 assists in 27 games as a sophomore.
He played in 24 contests and shot 37.5 and 42.3 from the free throw line.
He hit 15 of 20 from deep and had 11 rebounds.
The 5-10 guard averaged 4.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 steals in 10 games as Ohio State reached the Sweet 16.
He had five double-digit scoring performances, including a season high-tying 18 points against Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Goes to workGomes’ work ethic and work ethic has been evident throughout his career.
He is known for working out with his teammates and has an active social media presence.
He has a YouTube channel and Twitter account.
He does have a Facebook page and Instagram account.
Goms social media handles are: @LogicGates and @LogicalGates10.
Godes and Porter will be the first Buckeyes to have a relationship in seven years.
It is the first relationship between a player and coach that has been this successful.