Cincinnati Walnut Hills senior guard Ricardo Hill Jr. has accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity at Akron, according to Cincinnati.com.
Junior, who is 5 feet 10, was a starter on Walnut Hills' state semifinalist team this past season. He was a Cincinnati Enquirer Division I honorable mention selection.
Junior is expected to redshirt his first year and then go on academic and athletic scholarships. He averaged 6.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.2 steals this past season for the Eagles (27-2), which made their first state semifinal appearance in boys basketball in school history.