INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Thad Matta is returning to his alma mater and will be the new men’s head basketball coach at Butler University, the school announced Sunday.
The former Butler basketball player spent last season as the associate athletic director of basketball administration at Indiana University.
This will be the second stint for Matta as Butler’s head coach. He coached the Bulldogs in 2000.
Matta has spent 17 seasons on the sidelines as a college head coach, leading Butler, Xavier University, and Ohio State University, compiling an impressive record of 439-154. He guided the Ohio State Buckeyes to the Final Four in 2007 and 2012.
Butler is expected to introduce Matta as its new basketball coach at a press conference next week.
- NWS: Expect a Rainy Wednesday Across Indiana
- Murder Suspect Kevin Mason Captured
- FOUND: Momo the Monkey on the Loose: Indianapolis’ East Side on High Alert
- Pacers GM: Contract Extension Talks with Buddy Hield Are “At a Halt” But That Doesn’t Mean They’re Done
- Pence: Trump Owes it to the American People to Debate
The Dangers of Brown Friday & How You Can Prepare for the Worst
Police: Woman Killed, Infant Hurt in Head-On Crash with Semi-Truck
Small Plane Crashes Near Shelbyville Airport, Two People Dead
Feds, Rush County Sheriff Search Home In Valerie Tindall's Disappearance
ISP: Truck Driver Killed After Exiting Vehicle
Fishers Marching Band Appears in 2023 Macy's Parade
Fitness Studios Say Holding Company Has Not Paid Employees
Indianapolis Firefighter Among More than 20 Arrested in Child Solicitation Sting