The 2013-14 Ohio State basketball season will pose a familiar challenge to head coach Thad Matta.
Once again the Buckeyes’ head man is facing a new year after a superstar departed early for the greener pastures of the NBA. This time it was Deshaun Thomas, and the lefty scorer joins a list that includes Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr., Evan Turner, Kosta Koufos and Jared Sullinger, among a handful of others.
Even with the loss of Thomas, it would be unwise to sell the Buckeyes’ stock as a Big Ten and possible national contender. Read on to see five reasons why that is the case.
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