Thad Matta and Ohio State offer 2019 standout

The Buckeyes didn’t just beat Michigan over the weekend. They also offered one of the state’s top recruits. In Michigan to take on the Wolverines, Thad Matta and Chris Jent used the opportunity to check in on one of the top class of 2019 basketball players in the country. On Friday, Matta and Jent watched sophomore standout Romeo Weems in action. Showing why he’s considered...
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13 days ago

LeBron James Praises Ohio State Basketball’s Hiring Of Chris Jent

Ohio State basketball’s new assistant coach, Chris Jent, coached LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Jent, who coached at OSU from 2011-13 before returning this spring, was an assistant for the Cavs from 2006-11. James, the two-time NBA champion, was there for four of those seasons before leaving for the Miami Heat.  Like Ohio State’s fan base, James is also pretty...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Jent glad to be back at Ohio State

For the first time since joining head coach Thad Matta’s staff — again — Ohio State assistant Chris Jent spoke to the media. In doing so, he not only expressed his happiness to be back in Columbus, but also his appreciation for Matta to even give him another shot. When asked by the head coach if he wanted to return to the Buckeyes, Jent made a simple statement, one that...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Jent returning to Ohio State as assistant

Longtime Ohio State basketball assistant coach Chris Jent is officially returning to the program to serve in the same role, according to a tweet from the basketball program. We are pleased to welcome back Chris Jent to our coaching staff! #GoBucks — OSU BASKETBALL (@OhioStateHoops) April 21, 2016 Jent served as a Buckeyes assistant from 2011-2013 before...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Basketball Officially Announces Former Assistant Chris Jent Is Returning

Former Ohio State men’s basketball assistant Chris Jent is returning to the program, the Buckeyes announced this morning.  The 46-year-old coach left Ohio State in 2013 for an assistant job with the Sacramento Kings. He spent this past season with the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA D-League.  Ohio State announced the news on Twitter.  We are pleased to welcome back Chris Jent...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State expected to bring back Chris Jent to replace Jeff Boals

Just a day after former Ohio State assistant Jeff Boals was introduced as head coach at Stony Brook, Thad Matta and company have already replaced their best recruiting assistant. First reported by’s Brian Snow on Tuesday, former Buckeyes’ assistant Chris Jent is returning to Columbus to join Matta’s staff once again. The school posted the job opening on Monday and...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Basketball Assistant Chris Jent Returning To Buckeyes’ Program

Thad Matta is losing one of his top assistants and getting one back.  While long-time Ohio State assistant Jeff Boals is leaving the Buckeyes for a head coaching position at Stony Brook, former assistant Chris Jent is returning.  Beloved Buckeye Mark Titus confirmed the news on Twitter. He’s pretty excited.  CHRIS JENT BACK LET’S GOOOOOOO — Mark Titus (@clubtrillion) April...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns' affiliate in the NBA Development League. The Suns and Jam announced the move Thursday. Jent replaced Nate Bjorkgren, now the Suns' assistant coach/player development coordinator. The 45-year-old Jent spent the 2013-14 season and the start of last season as an assistant coach with the Sacramento...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Jent named head coach of Suns' D-League team in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- The Phoenix Suns and Bakersfield Jam have named Chris Jent the head coach of the Jam, it was announced Thursday. Jent, 45, joins the Jam organization after spending the 2013-14 season and the beginning of the 2014-15 season as Michael Malone's lead assistant with the Sacramento Kings. Prior to his role with the Kings, Jent served as an assistant coach at his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Jent Named Head Coach Of Baskersfield Jam

The Phoenix Suns and Bakersfield Jam have named Chris Jent head coach of the Jam. "It's an honor to be named Head Coach of the Bakersfield Jam and to be a part of an organization like the Phoenix Suns," said Jent. "Personally, it's a great opportunity to once again be a Head Coach and there couldn't be a better setting in the NBA D-League to help players develop and reach their basketball...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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