Many of us were anticipating bidding Thad Matta a fond farewell as we heard news of his expected retirement following the 2017-2018 campaign. Unfortunately, his illustrious campaign will come to a crashing halt nine months to soon following an interview that you will be able to view below.
The thirteen-year stint Matta spent with Ohio State was the most successful one in Ohio State basketball history. He amassed an incredible record of 337-123, winning 73.3% of every game he oversaw. He took down the Big Ten five times, made three trips to the Elite Eight, and took on the Final Four twice.
Many memories were made under his tenure. He will be missed, as is evident in his tearful retirement announcement:
Stay tuned for more news on Thad Matta and Ohio State’s coaching vacancy.