Coaches are masters of preparation, creatures of habit
Thad Matta takes a 32-win Ohio State team into San Antonio this week. His Buckeyes are deep, athletic, offensively explosive, defensively resolute, physically mature and mentally tough.
In other words, there are a lot of very good reasons why the Buckeyes have won 19 straight to get to this point.
But judging from Matta's behavior, it could all go to hell in a heartbeat without a stick of chewing gum.
Before every game, he has to have a piece of Juicy Fruit or Orbit -- "I ...
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