COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was a gut-wrenching loss in terms of the NCAA Tournament picture on Thursday night for Ohio State as the Buckeyes fell to a 9-15 Illinois team, 63-56.
Andre Wesson was the only player to address the media following the devastating loss as he and head coach Chris Holtmann addressed the media for only a combined total of ten minutes.
You can watch their brief postgame interviews in the videos below:
With the loss, the Buckeyes fall to 16-8 overall on the season and 6-7 in Big Ten play with just seven games remaining in the regular season, five of those seven games being against ranked opponents.
Ohio State will start their tough final seven-game stretch this weekend as they hit the road for a tough matchup with No. 11 Michigan State this Sunday, February 17th. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00pm ET and the game will be televised on CBS.
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