Gene Smith announced Monday that Thad Matta will no longer serve as Buckeyes head coach.
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Over a decade in Columbus
Matta coached the Buckeyes for 13 seasons starting in 2005, finishing his tenure as the school's all-time leader in wins with 336.
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Matta's Buckeye teams won at least 20 games in 12 straight seasons from 2005-2016, another school record.
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Two NCAA Final Four Appearances (2007, 2012) Three NCAA Elite Eight Appearances Five NCAA Sweet Sixteen Appearances Seven Big Ten Tournament Title Game Appearances Nine NCAA Tournament Appearances 10 NBA Draft Picks 11 First Team All-Big Ten Selections 150 Big Ten Regular-Season Wins (13th most in Big Ten History) 216 Home Wins, the most nationally from 2005-2017
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Big Ten excellence
Matta perfromed strongly in the conference, five times winning the Big Ten regular-season title and four times a conference tournament champion.
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A national search for the next head basketball coach will get underway immediately.
(All above information from Ohio State athletics press release)