"He's going to ask for out of the letter," Wise told Scout.com. "Even if he has to sit out a year. He's not going there."
Owens, a four-star 6-foot-9, 205-pound forward, committed to Ohio on June 3rd and signed in the early period. He was Ohio's top ranked signee and is regarded as the No. 99 player in the 2014 class.
Owens finished his high school career at Baltimore (Md.) Mt. Zion Prep.