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.
In the fourth episode of the BTN Podcast, former Flyin' Illini basketball player and current BTN hoops analyst Stephen Bardo joined BTN.com's Alex Roux to discuss some of his most memorable experiences throughout a 10-year professional basketball career.
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.
Whether in basketball or life, Lucas says he's always been a coach at heart.
The page is being turned at Ohio State, as Thad Matta is stepping down after 13 seasons as one of the most successful coaches in Big Ten history. Matta is the all-time Ohio State leader in wins (337) and games coached (460). His teams won at least 20 games in 12 consecutive seasons (2005-2016), also an Ohio State record. Now, it’s over.
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.
Yes, June has just begun. And air hasn’t even been pumped into footballs yet for the start of the season, which is still over two months away. But why not take a peek at an early—and I mean EARLY—projected 2018 NCAA tourney bracket now that we know which players are staying and which ones are going pro?