When Principles Matta

Thoughts, Opinions, and Navel Gazing on Thad Matta's Career.

D’Angelo Russell Is Off To Brooklyn

The Los Angeles Lakers made a big splash this past Tuesday. They sent off the ex-Buckeye star, D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in Thursday's draft. Russell... Continue Reading →

Chris Holtmann Named Men’s Basketball Coach

Chris Holtmann named Men’s Basketball Coach The Ohio State University announced the hiring of Butler's Chris Holtmann as its next Men’s Basketball coach early Friday. It is reported that Holtmann agreed to an eight-year contract worth a smidge over $3... Continue Reading →

Thad Matta Out

The Ohio State University and Thad Matta have amicably decided to part ways. Coach Matta has coached the Men’s basketball program for 13 years now, and have missed out on the NCAA Tournaments for the last two seasons. Concern of... Continue Reading →


The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are always a grand time of the year. March Madness is the one of the biggest betting ventures in all of sports, listed as second behind the Super Bowl. We all love it. Everyone we... Continue Reading →

Ohio State ‘No Shows’ vs Rutgers, Loses 66-57

(Photo courtesy Game information courtesy, I previously used this photo in recapping the loss to Nebraska. I was hoping not to need it again... Ohio State (17-15) walked through the motions against Rutgers (15-17), losing  66-57 Wednesday... Continue Reading →


The Big Dance is upon us. But prior to this insanity of which we all embrace and love, the leagues MUST journey through their tournaments. College Basketball has been wonderful this year. I love the losses, the juggling of the... Continue Reading →

Indiana Outguns Ohio State, 96-92

(Photo courtesy Game information courtesy, Thad pondering the lack of defense... Ohio State  (17-14, 7-11) lost their regular season finale to  Indiana (17-14, 7-11)  96-92 Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at the VCA. This was an emotionally... Continue Reading →

Ohio State “last second’s” PSU, 71 – 70

(Photo courtesy Game information courtesy, That was way too exciting.  But a win, especially a road win is really good. Ohio State (17-13, 7-10) outmatched  Penn State (14-16, 6-11)  71-70 Tuesday evening in the Bryce Jordan Center.... Continue Reading →

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