Ohio State not only had the Big Ten Coach of the Year; the Buckeyes were well-represented on the all-conference teams.
Redshirt junior forward Keita Bates-Diop was named conference Player of the Year and first-team All-Big Ten. He was joined on second team by teammate JaeSean Tate and by freshman center Kaleb Wesson, who made the All-Freshman Team.
Bates-Diop finished second in the league in scoring (19.2 ppg) and rebounding (8.9 rpg). He is the first Buckeye to be on first-team All-Big Ten since D'Angelo Russell in 2014-15.
Tate, meanwhile, produced 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per contest. Those marks trailed only Bates-Diop on the OSU squad.
Wesson averaged 11 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. He was also named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week twice.
Ohio State finished the regular season with a 24-7 record and a 15-3 conference mark. This earned the Buckeyes the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Big Ten Tournament.
Holtmann was named Coach of the Year for his efforts guiding a team that was projected to finish near the bottom of the conference. He was Big East Coach of the Year at Xavier last season.
Ohio State's next game will be in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament. That will happen Friday night against either Penn State or Northwestern.