Butler Hires Former Ohio State Coach Thad Matta

Apr 3, 2022

Butler’s announced Sunday it is bringing back a familiar face as the school is hiring Thad Matta to be its next coach.

The hire comes days after Butler fired head coach Lavall Jordan, when Jordan’s buyout dropped significantly.

“The success that Thad has achieved at every one of his programs speaks for itself,” Butler director of athletics Barry Collier said in a statement. “He is a championship-caliber coach and recruiter who brings valuable experience and contagious energy to Butler. I have seen that personally in Thad as a player, assistant coach and head coach.”

Source: Sports Illustrated
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