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The Unsung Hero

Terwilliger has been a leader for OSU.

As Ohio State was headed down the stretch in its game against Purdue, head coach Thad Matta sat superstar freshman Kosta Koufos and replaced him with senior reserve Matt Terwilliger. The move paid off in a big way when the Buckeyes upset the Boilermakers thanks in part to an inspired performance by Terwilliger.

Ohio State head coach Thad Matta claims to not play mind games with his players when it comes to playing time, but Kosta Koufos had to feel that some sort of message was being sent. Desperately needing a victory to keep their dimming NCAA Tournament hopes alive, the Buckeyes hosted then-No. 16/19 Purdue on March 4. As has been the case for the majority of the season, OSU found itself in a neck... Recommended Stories

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