On the Big Ten teleconference Monday morning, Tom Izzo compared Thad Matta to Lloyd Carr, suggesting the Ohio State coach is taken for granted by fans in Columbus.
Forget the 'man or zone' argument, the real key to success for Thad Matta's defense is the way they choose to handle screens.
With a week left in the regular season, Ohio State rallied past Purdue Sunday to try and answer lingering questions. "It’s March," Thad Matta said. "You’ve got to find ways to win basketball games."