Ohio State

Ohio State

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Mascot: Buckeyes

Conference: Big Ten

Last Season: 17-15


History

Overall record: 1,723-1,094 (.612)

National Championships: 1 (1960)

NCAA Final Four Appearances: 11

NCAA Tournament Appearances: 31

Conference Championships: 22

Conference Tournament Championships: 5


Head Coach: Chris Holtmann

– Enters his first season at the helm of the Buckeyes in 2017-18 after spending the previous three seasons as head coach at Butler University
– One of four active head coaches to win at least one NCAA Tournament game in his first three years at a school (Butler, 2015-17)
– Led Butler last season to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2011, a second-place finish in the Big East and a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament
– Named the 2016-17 Big East Coach of the Year, the 2013 Big South Conference Coach of the Year and a Naismith National Coach of the Year Finalist in 2014-15
– His teams have won at least 20 games in each of the last four seasons, including a 25-9 record a year ago with the Bulldogs
– Head coach at Gardner-Webb for three seasons from 2010-13, leading the Runnin’ Bulldogs to a school Division I record 21 victories in his final season


Record vs. Motion Bracket teams

(dating back to 1949)

28-6 (Last meeting: Lost 66-74; Dec. 12, 2009)
3-4 (Last meeting: Lost 68-73; Nov. 28, 2012)
8-5 (Last meeting: Lost 66-74; March 20, 2016)
1-0 (Won 73-66; March 17, 2012)
1-0 (Won 78-54; Dec. 11, 2004)
0-2 (Last meeting: Lost 53-68; Dec. 21, 1973)
1-0 (Won 71-65; March 17, 1986)

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