COLUMBUS, Ohio — On the latest Inside the Shoe Ohio State podcast, Ben Axelrod discusses the candidates to replace Thad Matta as the Buckeyes men’s basketball head coach.
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Other topics discussed on the show Thursday include:
- Ohio State’s decision to interview assistant coach Chris Jent for its head coaching vacancy.
- Why Jent is an unlikely candidate to ultimately get the job.
- The emergence of Creighton’s Greg McDermott as the frontrunner to replace Matta.
- What the potential hiring of McDermott would tell us about the Buckeyes’ coaching search.
- Why the Ohio State fan base seems to have a negative opinion of McDermott’s potential hiring.
- The positives of hiring a coach like McDermott.
- The other candidates who have been linked to the Buckeyes’ job, including Billy Donovan, Chris Mack, Chris Holtmann and Fred Hoiberg.
- Ohio State’s timetable for hiring its next men’s basketball coach.
Land of 10’s Inside the Shoe will return next week with all the latest from Ohio State’s offseason.
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