Foster not returning at Ohio State after 11 years foxsports Mar 21, 2013 at 6:15p ET Jim Foster, who won 783 games at Saint Joseph’s, Vanderbilt and the last 11 years at Ohio State, will not return as women’s basketball head coach next season, Ohio State has announced. Article continues below ... Foster, reached by phone, declined to offer any comment. Ohio State did not specify if he had been fired or was retiring. He compiled a record of 279-82 (.722) in his tenure with the Buckeyes, departing as the program’s winningest coach in victories and percentage. This season his team went 18-13 and tied for eighth in the Big Ten with a 7-9 mark. Passed over by the NCAA even though Ohio State hosts NCAA first- and second-round games this weekend, the Buckeyes declined to accept an offer to play in the WNIT.