Awkward: Dayton, Ohio State coaches show up in the same outfit

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Buffalo, N.Y. probably isn't hosting an Oscar ceremony anytime soon, so two big names wearing the same outfit isn't quite the faux pas it would be in Hollywood. Still, this was Ohio State's Thad Matta and Dayton's Archie Miller comparing some very similar neckwear:

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Matta and Miller go back. Way, way, way back. Miller served as an Ohio State assistant for two seasons, and the two have known each other for 20 years. Back then, Matta was an assistant at Miami of Ohio and Miller was a promising young elementary school player. But it would be Miller who got the last laugh, as Dayton upended Ohio State in the tournament's first game and first upset. We expect Miller will be wearing that particular tie for some time to come.

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