Posted March 18, 2013 on
Ohio State's women's basketball season is over after the Buckeyes were denied a bid to the NCAA tournament. A WNIT bid was a possibility, but head coach Jim Foster and administration members agreed accepting one would not be in the best interests of the program.
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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 announced on Tuesday.
Miechelle Willis, the Ohio State executive associate athletic director who oversees the program, said it was a mutual decision.
''There has been some discussion with the postseason...
The Ohio State basketball team hit rock bottom on Feb. 17 when it was blown out by Wisconsin 71-49 in Madison. Eight wins later - including a 50-43 victory over the Badgers in the Big Ten tournament title on Sunday - and the Buckeyes are ready to attack the NCAA Tournament as a No. 2 seed in the West Region.
Ohio State used a smothering defense to hold Wisconsin without a field goal from the final seven minutes and the Buckeyes carved out a workmanlike 50-43 victory in the Big Ten tournament championship game. It marked the fourth conference tourney title for OSU under Matta and the fifth overall for the program.
Ohio State returned to the practice field after an extended time off for spring break, and the head coach of the Buckeyes was not thrilled with the results. He also talked about a recent NCAA announcement regarding potential deregulation of recruiting.
Ohio State administrators are searching for a new women's basketball coach after deciding Jim Foster is no longer the man for the job. Foster led Ohio State to six Big Ten titles in 11 years, but his tenure was haunted by frequent shortcomings in the NCAA tournament.
The Buckeyes have drawn the #2 seed in the West, and I can’t say I hate our odds. It’s a great path to the Elite 8, where a potential matchup with Gonzaga or possibly Wisconsin if they can keep their energy going after the loss to us in the B1G title game. Here’s the full bracket, via cbssports.com, let the Madness begin!
The Ohio State basketball program won its third Big Ten tournament title in four years with a 50-43 win over Wisconsin Sunday, and shortly after it was awarded the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament's West region. All of a sudden - after some low points in the middle of the year - OSU is an attractive Final Four pick.
Completing an outstanding day for Ohio State athletics, the men's hockey team is going to the Joe. The Buckeyes downed Ferris State, 3-2, to win the deciding game of a three-game series to advance to Detroit's Joe Louis Arena for the CCHA semifinals. Anthony Greco scored the winning goal in the third for OSU.
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