It didn’t take Ohio State long to find its new coach, tabbing Butler’s Chris Holtmann for the job to replace Thad Matta. Holtmann had big success in three seasons at Butler, going 70-31 overall and 34-20 in the Big East.
The 2017 B1G/ACC Challenge schedule is out, and now we know which players will square up across one another when the Challenge gets underway in December.
The matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced Thursday morning. The headliners for the 19th annual event include Duke at Indiana, Notre Dame at Michigan State, Louisville at Purdue and Wisconsin at Virginia.
Soon after Ohio State announced Thad Matta's run as Ohio State men's basketball coach was over, effective immediately, on Monday afternoon, those he coached went to social media to react to the news.
Thad Matta had a historic career at Ohio State. His run came to an end Monday afternoon, and BTN researcher Harold Shelton III compiled a bunch of numbers to highlight Matta's successful run in Columbus, Ohio.
Ohio State announced Monday afternoon that Thad Matta is out as the men's basketball coach. Matta, who arrived in Columbus before the 2004-05 season, led the Buckeyes to five Big Ten regular-season titles and four Big Ten tourney crowns, all while amassing a 337-123 record.
Wednesday is the deadline for players who declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, without hiring an agent, to withdraw their names and return to school. While several former Big Ten stars are off to the draft early, a handful will return to school for at least one more year.
If you're an Ohio State fan, you loved him. If you're a fan of any other Big Ten team, you most likely despised him, the ultimate compliment for a star. We're talking about two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Craft. Get BTN.com's email Q&A with the former OSU star inside.
The NCAA announced future championships sites through 2022 on Tuesday afternoon. Jump inside to see all of the future sites.
In the Twitter and message board era, there's even more pressure on big-time coaches. BTN analyst Jon Crispin hopes fans and administrators take notice and place more value on the process of building a true winning culture that these coaches are responsible for developing and maintaining.