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OHSAA Basketball State Tournament Updates

March 16, 2017
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Commissioner Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D.
 
 
For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017
Contact – Tim Stried, Director Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org
 
OHSAA Basketball State Tournament Updates
Girls basketball tips off Thursday afternoon and boys basketball single-session tickets go on sale
 
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Single-session tickets for next week’s OHSAA boys basketball state tournament go on sale Thursday morning at the Schottenstein Center and Ticketmaster.com (search OHSAA). All-session ticket books and other special offers, including the Center Court Club, remain on sale (see below).
 
The 42nd annual OHSAA girls basketball state tournament tips off Thursday afternoon at the Schottenstein Center. The schedule, live radio, live stats and more coverage is at: http://www.ohsaa.org/sports/girlsbasketball/2017/2017-gbk-coverage
 
The 95th annual OHSAA boys basketball state tournament begins next Thursday morning. This week’s regional pairings and upcoming state tournament coverage can be found at: http://www.ohsaa.org/sports/boysbasketball/2017/2017-bbk-coverage
 
Boys Basketball Tickets
For the OHSAA boys basketball state tournament, tickets available now include single-session tickets, all-session ticket books (12 games) in the Entry Level, Club Level, Terrace Level and in the Center Court Club. Single-session ticket prices are $15 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $12 for the Terrace Level. All-session ticket books are $144 for the Entry and Club Levels or $120 for the Terrace Level. The limited quantity Center Court Club tickets, which cost $498 per book, are located very close to the court and also give fans the opportunity to remain in the arena between games in a special hospitality area.
 
Boys Basketball “Four Pack” Offer
Two special “Four Pack” ticket offers will be available for the boys basketball state tournament. The first special is for “Championship Saturday” that includes a ticket to each of the four championship games in the Terrace Level for $36. The second special includes four tickets together in the Terrace Level for any of the 12 games for $36 (a savings of $3 per ticket).
 
Schottenstein Center Ticketes, Suites and RV Parking Available
Fans interested in watching the state tournaments from a suite inside the Schottenstein Center can contact Justin Doyle at doyle.106@osu.edu for pricing and availability. Overnight RV parking will be available for $25 per day in the Buckeye Lots north of the Schottenstein Center.
 
ONLINE INFORMATION: http://www.ohsaa.org/TheSchott
 
In addition to Ticketmaster.com and the Schottenstein Center box office, state tournament tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster locations (including most Kroger stores) or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Service charges apply when ordering tickets through Ticketmaster and can be avoided by purchasing tickets directly at the Schottenstein Center box office. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
State Tournament TV and Radio Coverage
Spectrum Sports is the official television partner of the OHSAA and will televise the girls and boys basketball state championship games live. In addition, every game from the girls and boys state tournaments will be streamed live at http://www.myspectrumsports.com/ for Spectrum subscribers. The OHSAA Radio Network will broadcast every game of the girls and boys state tournaments. Details are posted at: http://ohsaa.org/news/radio which includes the link to listen to every game. Stations can contact Tim Stried for information about affiliate options.
 
42nd Annual OHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament – March 16-18 at the Schottenstein Center
March 16: 1:00-Division II semifinals (doubleheader session); 6:00-Division IV semifinals (doubleheader session);
March 17: 1:00-Division III semifinals (doubleheader session); 6:00-Division I semifinals (doubleheader session);
March 18: 10:45-Division II final; 2:00-Division IV final; 5:15-Division III final; 8:30-Division I final.
 
95th Annual OHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament – March 23-25 at the Schottenstein Center
March 23: 10:45-Division II semifinal; 2:00-Division II semifinal; 5:15-Division IV semifinal; 8:30-Division IV semifinal
March 24: 10:45-Division III semifinal; 2:00-Division II semifinal; 5:15-Division I semifinal; 8:30-Division I semifinal;
March 25: 10:45-Division II final; 2:00-Division IV final; 5:15-Division III final; 8:30-Division I final.
 
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