Playing collegiate basketball since the 1890s, Ohio State has been one of the more successful teams in college basketball. The Buckeyes have made the NCAA Tournament over 20 times with 10 Final Four appearances, most recently in 2012. The highlight of the basketball program occurred in 1960 when the Buckeyes won the National Championship. Ohio State has won an impressive Big Ten Conference championships and have had 50 players drafted into the NBA. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Ohio State Buckeyes basketball tickets.
Ohio State Buckeyes Basketball at Schottenstein Center Address: 555 Borror Dr, Columbus, Ohio, 43210
The Buckeyes play their home games at Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, located in Columbus, Ohio on the campus of Ohio State. With a capacity of nearly 19,000 screaming fans, Value City Arena is the place to be for all Ohio State basketball games. Be there to enjoy the raucous student section known as the “Buckeye Nuthouse,” and watch one of the best college basketball teams in the country. The Ohio State Buckeyes home bench is on the Schottenstein Center court side in front of sections 104-105. Schottenstein Center parking information is covered in out Buckeyes event guide.
Ohio State vs. Michigan
The football rivalry may get all the attention, but the hatred between the fan bases extends to basketball. The games between these two teams are always intense, with Ohio State leading the matchup that has seen them face-off over 150 times in their history.
Ohio State vs. Michigan State
With a conference championship usually on the line, it is not a surprise that this matchup has become one of the best in college basketball. Since the 1997-98 season, Ohio State has five Big Ten titles and two Final Fours while Michigan State has seven Big Ten titles, six Final Fours, a national championship and 16 straight NCAA tournaments. This rivalry will only continue to improve as there are no signs of either team slowing down.
Ohio State in the Final Four, NCAA Tournament, and Big Ten Tournament
The accolades for Ohio State are endless. The Buckeyes have made the NCAA Tournament over 20 times with 10 Final Four appearances, winning four. In 1960, Ohio State won their lone National Championship and they have won four Big Ten Tournament titles, with the most recent occurring in 2013.
Ohio State Buckeyes Event Guide
What time do the gates open prior to a Buckeyes game?
The doors to the main concourse at Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center open 90 minutes before tip-off.
Where are good places to eat before a Buckeyes game?
There are many places to eat before a Buckeyes game including DeepWood (American), Rigsby’s Kitchen (Italian & Greek), or Spagio (German).
Does my child need a ticket to attend the game?
The Ohio State University follows the Big Ten policy of requiring a ticket for everyone, regardless of age, including infants.
Where is the best place to park at the Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center?
Public parking can be found at the Buckeye Lots at the corner of Ackerman Road and Fred Taylor Drive. Cost is $10.00 per vehicle. The Quick Schott Shuttle service begins 90 minutes prior to game time and continues up to 1 hour after the game is over.