Following a 24-8, 15-3 season, Ohio State earned a No. 5 seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament on Sunday, its first appearance in the Big Dance since 2015.
After watching the selection show along with hundreds of Buckeye fans, head coach Chris Holtmann and veterans Jae'Sean Tate and Keita Bates-Diop met with the media to discuss their draw and upcoming preparation for their trip to Boise, Idaho.
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Holtmann and Tate also made a point to thank the fans that showed up at Value City Arena for their support and coming to watch the selection show with the team.
Ohio State is set to open tournament play Thursday at approximately 4 p.m. against South Dakota State. The game will be televised on TNT.