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Former Buckeyes Star Aaron Craft Announces Birth Of His First Child

A closeup of Aaron Craft reacting to an Ohio State basketball game.

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 07: Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts late in the second half after tying the game while playing the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on January 7, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 72-68 in overtime. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Former Ohio State men's basketball star Aaron Craft announced some major personal news on social media on Wednesday.

Craft, who starred for the Buckeyes for four seasons, helping lead Thad Matta's team to a Final Four in 2012, is now a father.

The former Buckeyes' star and his wife had their first child, a boy, on Wednesday.

Craft announced the great news on Twitter.

"Welp, the little guy just couldn’t wait. Owen James Craft decided to bless us two weeks early! Mommy killed it and is doing great! Daddy is amazed with a full heart!" he tweeted.

Craft, 27, was a two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and was the league's Sixth Man of the Year in 2011.

The former Ohio State star went undrafted in 2014, but has spent time in both the NBA's G-League and overseas in Europe.

Craft is currently playing for Aquila Basket Trento in Italy. The former Ohio State star is expected to play on the Buckeyes' The Basketball Tournament alumni team this summer, too.

For now, though, Craft will focus on being a father for the first time. Congrats to him and his wife on the awesome news.