Even though it was against two opponents that Ohio State should have easily beaten, getting the first-game jitters out of the way for both the new coaching staff and seven newcomers was important for the Buckeyes. Ohio State began a perfect 2-0 during the first weekend of college basketball after beating Robert Morris and Radford.
Chris Holtmann has made it known that he wants his Buckeyes to have a much tougher non-conference schedule. With the news that Ohio State will open against Cincinnati in both 2018 and 2019, it’s a step in the right direction.
On Monday, the Ohio State men’s basketball team had zero commits in the class of 2018. Four days later, the Buckeyes now have three commits and currently own the 13th-best class in the country (sixth-best in the Big Ten) in 2018.
The Ohio State men’s basketball team is gearing up for their first season under Chris Holtmann as the season schedule is released.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team announced their non-conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season and it includes some big name programs.
In just one month, Chris Holtmann and company at the Ohio State University have assembled the top recruiting class in the Big Ten in 2017 for the Buckeyes.
New head coach Chris Holtmann is already seeing positive signs on the recruiting trail as the second best player in the state of Ohio flipped his commit to the Buckeyes and will be ready to help contribute.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team will be coached by former Butler head coach Chris Holtmann.