Butler’s Chris Holtmann names OSU Basketball Coach

Butler head coach Chris Holtmann and players watch play against North Carolina in the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament South Regional semifinal game Friday, March 24, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – Chris Holtmann will take the head men’s basketball coaching job at the Ohio State University.

The University wrote on their website and the team’s Twitter account Friday about the hiring.

OSU said on their website Holtmann signed a three-year deal worth about $3 million annually. The final details are still being worked out and will be released at a later date.

Holtmann spent four seasons at Butler, the last three as head coach. He has amassed a record of 70-31 and made three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances.

 

 

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