News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Jerry Snodgrass, Executive Director
For Immediate Release – March 21, 2019
OHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament – Where to Watch and Listen
Spectrum News 1 to televise championship games; OHSAA Radio Network to broadcast all 12 games; streaming available for all 12 games
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The OHSAA boys basketball state tournament tips off at noon Thursday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. Tickets are still available, but for those who cannot attend, there are several ways to follow the action of all 12 games.
The state championship games Saturday will be televised live by Spectrum News 1 (Channel 1).
All 12 games will have live streaming video, which is free for Spectrum subscribers and $9.99 per game for non-Spectrum subscribers. LIVE VIDEO
In addition, the OHSAA Radio Network will broadcast all 12 games. Thirty-one affiliates are set to air network broadcasts and every game is available at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
OHSAA Radio Network coverage will include analysis between game, including coverage of the postgame press conferences.
2019 Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings
All games at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, The Ohio State University
Rankings are from the Final Associated Press Poll released on Monday, February 18, 2019
Home Team Listed First.
No. 5 Cincinnati Purcell Marian (24-4) vs. No. 2 Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (26-2), Thursday, noon
Cleveland Heights Lutheran East (19-8) vs. Oregon Cardinal Stritch (24-3), Thursday, 2 p.m.
Division III State Championship: Saturday, 10:45 a.m.
Thornville Sheridan (21-5) vs. No. 2 Columbus South (27-1), Thursday, 6 p.m.
Akron Buchtel (20-7) vs. No. 1 Trotwood-Madison (26-2), Thursday, 8 p.m.
Division II State Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.
No. 1 Berlin Hiland (27-1) vs. No. 3 St. Henry (24-3), Friday, noon
Richmond Heights (21-6) vs. No. 2 Convoy Crestview (26-1), Friday, 2 p.m.
Division IV State Championship: Saturday, 5:15 p.m.
Lakewood St. Edward (19-8) vs. No. 1 Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller (27-0) Friday, 6 p.m.
Powell Olentangy Liberty (24-4) vs. No. 7 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (23-3), Friday, 8 p.m.
Division I State Championship: Saturday, 8:30 p.m.
OHSAA Radio Network Information – 2019 Basketball State Tournaments
Stations can have regional and state tournament rights fees waived by carrying OHSAA Radio Network programming
State Tournament Broadcast Highlights Available from SoundCloud
After each state tournament game, broadcast highlight clips will be posted for download on the OHSAA Radio Network’s SoundCloud page. The clips will be posted at: https://soundcloud.com/ohsaaradio
2019 Boys Basketball State Tournament – OHSAA Radio Network Broadcast Crews
Thursday, March 21
Division III Semifinals (12:00 & approx. 2:00) - Todd Bell, Dave Cecutti and Chris Solwecki … Producer: Ryan Baker
Division II Semifinals (6:00 & approx. 8:00) - Scott Leo, Chris Vail and Michelle Mimna … Producer: Jon Sewell
Friday, March 22
Division IV Semifinals (12:00 & approx. 2:00) - David Wilson, Jacki Windon and Ashley Collins … Producer: Ryan Baker
Division I Semifinals (6:00 & approx. 8:00) - Radio: Marty Bannister, Toni Roesch and Chris Solwecki/Vanessa Richardson … Producer: Jon Sewell
Saturday, March 23
Division III Final (10:45) - Todd Bell, Dave Cecutti and Chris Solwecki … Producer: Ryan Baker
Division II Final (2:00) - Scott Leo, Chris Vail and Vanessa Richardson … Producer: Jon Sewell
Division IV Final (5:15) - David Wilson, Jacki Windon and Ashley Collins … Producer: Ryan Baker
Division I Final (8:30) - Marty Bannister, Toni Roesch and Vanessa Richardson … Producer: Ryan Baker
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