Buckeye Basketball: Like father, like son? Scoonie's son Dominiq offered by OSU
DUBLIN, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) —
Dublin Coffman sophomore point guard Dominiq Penn announced via social media on Sunday a scholarship offer from Ohio State, his father's alma mater.
Scoonie Penn played his final two seasons for the Buckeyes are transferring from Boston College. He led Ohio State to the 1999 Final Four under head coach Jim O'Brien.
Penn also has offers from Kent State, Duquense and Stony Brook, coached by former OSU asst. coach Jeff Boals.
Scoonie Penn is now the Director of Player Development under first-year head coach Chris Holtmann.
Penn, who was voted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013, was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the 2000 NBA Draft and spent his entire playing career overseas. He played 11 seasons in Europe for teams in Italy, Croatia and Greece, averaging 11.4 points, 2.8 assists and 2.6 boards per contest.