In his 13 years at Ohio State, head coach Thad Matta proved to be the best (and winningest) coach in program history. While he turned the Buckeyes into a legitimate title contender during the early part of his time in Columbus, health and the fact that he ran a clean program were his biggest downfalls during the final years at Ohio State.
Over the last few years, Thad Matta lost out on key recruits, which turned into his teams getting worse as time went on. With the most recent scandal in college basketball, Thad Matta’s demand to have a clean program seemed to be one of the main reasons why he is no longer the head coach at Ohio State.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team will be coached by former Butler head coach Chris Holtmann.
WFNY’s Josh Poloha tries to detail what the only head coach of the Ohio State men’s basketball team he can remember meant to the program without getting all choked up himself.
Thad Matta is no longer coach of The Ohio State University. It’s hard to believe he’s no longer the coach, but Thad Matta leaves OSU as the greatest coach in school history and will forever be remembered as the coach who put the basketball program back on the national map.
The Ohio State University Athletic Director Gene Smith announced on Monday that Thad Matta is no longer the head coach of the school’s basketball team, effective immediately. Earlier Monday, the school released a surprising statement that announced that Smith and Matta would have a joint press conference at 2 p.m. ET, but what it was
When Thad Matta was named the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team in 2004, Columbus became a basketball town and Ohio State became a basketball school- just for that day. While basketball has been the second fiddle most days since,1 Matta did his best to make the basketball Buckeyes relevant, even
The Ohio State Buckeye’s men’s basketball program has fallen on hard times. One solution is for Thad Matta to figure out how to keep Ohio high school talent in-state.
Just hours after athletic director Gene Smith gave head coach Thad Matta a vote of confidence by stating that he believes in the coaching staff and will keep them around for another season, Matta’s Buckeyes lost, 66-57, to Rutgers, the worst team in the Big Ten, in the opening round of the conference tournament.
The Ohio State Buckeyes horrific men’s basketball season is close to its merciful end.
The Ohio State University Buckeyes made the most of their lone game of the week against the Wisconsin Badgers with a dominating upset victory.
Save for a miracle run in the Big Ten Tournament, the Ohio State Buckeyes all but said goodbye to any hopes of playing in this year’s March Madness.
Buckeyes split Big Ten play this past week as two of their players deal with off-court situations.
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The Ohio State men’s basketball team is going through a horrid season, but they beat the Michigan Wolverines (and lost to the Maryland Terrapins).
With a chance to create some real optimism in Columbus after a win against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Ohio State Buckeyes fail in every aspect against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team is terrible. But, they did get half of their total conference victories this week.
The Ohio State Buckeyes finally won a Big Ten game. No, seriously.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team has yet to win a B1G conference game this season. Another bad week for Thad Matta’s group.
It was a rough weekend for the Buckeyes all around.