Jacob is a 6-foot-7 forward from Ossining, N.Y. He played for Woodstock Academy in Woodstock, Conn., this past season.
Roni Toppin, Obi and Jacob's mom, talked to Dayton Daily News columnist Tom Archdeacon in March about Jacob. She said at the time she didn't know where Jacob would end up.
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"Remember how scrawny Obi was when he first came to Dayton?” Roni said. “Well, that's Jacob now. He's two years younger, so maybe he's on the same growth pattern as his brother. He's 6-7 and actually he may be a little stronger than Obi first was because he came from a school that had a good strength and conditioning program. Thanks to Obi, he' getting more recognition now. And when coaches ask me what I'm looking for for him, the first thing I say is 'I want him to have the perfect fit ... just like Obi found in Dayton.'"
Dayton has two scholarships open in 2019 after Jordan Davis and Frankie Policelli decided to transfer and will have two opening in 2020 with Trey Landers and Ryan Mikesell playing their final seasons.
Dayton recruiting targets
» 2020: Andre Curbelo | Posh Alexander | Max Amadasun | Luke Kasubke | Kareem Reid | Hassan Diarra | Desmond Polk | Zed Key | Madior Seye and D.J. Gordon | Keon Ambrose | Zach Benton | Isaiah Rivera | John Hugley | AJ Hoggard | Jalen Bridges | Luke Frazier | Tony Sanders Jr.
» 2021: Wesley Cardet | Franck Kepnang | Jonathan Kuminga
» 2022: Ramel Lloyd