Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 7/21/12
By Marcus HartmanBuckeyeSports.com The coming year is already shaping up to be a big one for Ohio State basketball coaches both past and present. On Wednesday the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame released its list of 2013 inductees, an 11-member class that includes a pair of Ohio high school standouts who also coached at Ohio State. Randy Ayers was head coach of the Ohio State mens basketball program from 1990-97. He posted a 124-108 overall record and snapped a Big Ten championship drought with back-to-back titles in 1991 and 92. The Buckeyes previous conference crown came in 1971. Ayers named Big Ten Coach of the Year both years his teams won the league, and he added national coach of the year laurels in 91. His Buckeyes advanced to the Elite Eight in 1992 but fell on hard times after that, posting four losing seasons in his last five on the OSU sideline. That included a 6-22 mark in 1995 that set the program record for losses and losing percentage. The program also endured an NCAA sc...
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