Ohio State’s Senior Day ended on a bitter note.

Sunday afternoon, the Buckeyes dropped a 75-69 contest to Michigan at home, leaving a sour taste in the mouths of everyone in Columbus. Head coach Chris Holtmann wasn’t particularly pleased with what he saw on the defensive side of the floor in the loss to close out the regular season.

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Holtmann was critical of his team’s effort defensively on Sunday, but also recognized the coaching needs to be better moving forward.

“For two years now … it’s a (broken record). Two of our first three years we were really good, Top 25. There are things to consider there. We’ve got to find a way to coach it better,” Holtmann said, per 247Sports. “Clearly, there are some personnel things we have addressed and will continue to address. It’s want to and dimensions. Physical dimensions. Clearly we didn’t have enough want to on that end today. I thought that and our turnovers got us beat. That’s on me. They didn’t have the readiness that they needed to have.”

Holtmann said that Kyle Young’s absence was a factor, pointing to his versatility and effort on the floor. Still, the Buckeyes have more than enough talent to take care of business on that side.

Though the loss stings, Ohio State must put it out of its mind. The Buckeyes prepare for the B1G Tournament and March Madness in the coming days, with a Day 2 matchup against either Minnesota or Penn State awaiting on Thursday.