League: NCAA Division I College Basketball, Big Ten
Home Games: Value City Arena
Head Coach: Chris Holtmann
NCAA Tournament Championships: One
All-Time Greats: John Havlicek, Jerry Lucas, Evan Turner, Jim Jackson, Gary Bradds
Ohio State Buckeyes Basketball Tickets
The Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team has been representing The Ohio State University since 1898. In 1912, the organization joined the Big Nine Conference, which eventually became the Big Ten. It has had several consensus All-American selections. Among those, three, including Jerry Lucas, were named National Player of the Year. Ohio State's main rivalry takes place against Michigan. The Buckeyes team maintains an advantage in the series with a record of 97–78 at the end of the 2018-19 season. In 1960, it was the NCAA Tournament Champions. The team has made at least 29 NCAA Tournament appearances and has made it to the Final Four 10 times. The organization has also been Conference Tournament Champions at least four times. Among the great and former players are John Havlicek and Lucas and Evan Turner. The team also counts Mike Conley, Jr., Michael Redd and D'Angelo Russell as some of its notable former players. Get your Ohio State Buckeyes basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where does the Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team play?
Home Ohio State Buckeyes basketball games take place at the Value City Arena in the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The venue has a capacity of 18,909 for basketball games. It is a multipurpose arena that is also home to the women's basketball and men's hockey teams.
Who is Ohio State Buckeyes' basketball’s head coach?
The head coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes' basketball is Chris Holtmann, who is a former guard for Taylor from 1990–1994. He began his coaching career with Geneva in 1998. Holtmann possesses a winning record of 162–109. In the NCAA Division I tournaments, he has a record of 6–5. Holtmann was named head coach for Ohio on June 9, 2017.
Has the Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team ever won a national title?
The Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team is a decorated organization. The team's record at the end of the 2018-19 season was 20-15. It won the NCAA Tournament Championship in 1960, and it was the NCAA Tournament runner-up in 1939, 1961 and 1962, as well as 2007. The team won the Conference Tournament Championship in 2007, 2010 and 2011, as well as 2013.
Who are some notable players from Ohio State Buckeyes' basketball?
Among the notable players from the Buckeyes are John Havlicek, Jerry Lucas and Evan Turner as well as Jim Jackson and Gary Bradds. Havlicek went on to have a 16-year career in the NBA. With the Celtics, he became an eight-time champion. Four of those championships were earned in his first four years in the NBA. Lucas also had an NBA career and was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history.
What is an Ohio State Buckeyes basketball game like?
The student cheering section for home games is called the NutHouse. In 2018, it was said to have grown to 800 from 300 strong. Students at the game tend to stand on their feet throughout so that they can cheer on their peers on the court. Free T-shirts are sometimes thrown into the stands when there are breaks in the action.
What are the top games this year for Ohio State Buckeyes' basketball?
The Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team plays in the Big Ten conference. This means that it faces contenders such as Penn State, Purdue and Michigan State as well as Indiana on an annual basis away and at home in Columbus. Ohio State's historical rival is Michigan.Back to Top