Posted February 28, 2012 on ohiostate.scout.com
Ohio State head coach Thad Matta knows his team will only go as far as Jared Sullinger takes it. That's why Matta had a talk with Sullinger after his last two performances and the big man acknowledged his head wasn't in the right spot.
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