Ohio State confirms Butler’s Chris Holtmann will take men’s basketball job

Chris Holtmann (Michael Conroy/Associated Press)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Butler’s Chris Holtmann will take the head men’s basketball coaching job at the Ohio State University.

The university confirmed the news through the team’s Twitter page Friday and on their official website.

The university says Holtmann has agreed to an eight-year deal with the Buckeyes and will receive $3 million per season.

Holtmann, 45, was the head coach at Butler for 3 years. He was also the assistant coach at Ohio University from 2008-2010. He has a career record of 114-85.

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