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2017-18 OHSAA News

OHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings and Information

March 18, 2018
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D.
 
 
For Immediate Release – March 18, 2018
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org
 
OHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings and Information
96th Annual OHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament tips off Thursday morning at the Schottenstein Center
 
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Sunday the pairings and other information for this week’s boys basketball state tournament, which begins Thursday morning at the Jerome Schottenstein Center.
 
Fan Parking
Due to several construction projects underway on campus, parking around the Schottenstein Center during business hours on Thursday and Friday will be affected. Fans should allow extra time for parking and getting to the arena. Please see the CampusParc event map posted at: http://osu.campusparc.com/docs/default-source/maps/OHSAABoysBasketball.pdf?sfvrsn=18
 
Tickets
For state tournament ticket information, including discount rates for groups of 10 or more people, please visit http://www.ohsaa.org/theschott for details. State tournament tickets are available from the participating schools or at Ticketmaster.com, search “OHSAA.” Tickets are also available from the Schottenstein Center ticket office.
 
Media Credentials
For state tournament credentials, media are asked to apply for credentials using forms and information posted at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/credentials
 
Media Teleconference
On Monday, the OHSAA will conduct a media teleconference featuring the head coaches of the 16 schools that have advanced to the boys basketball state tournament. The teleconference begins at 10 a.m., with each coach having 10 minutes. Please contact Tim Stried for the teleconference details.
 
Radio and TV Coverage
Spectrum Sports and the OHSAA Radio Network will cover all 12 games from the boys basketball state tournament. Spectrum will show the games on channel 311 (channel 510 for former Insight areas). The OHSAA Radio Network is available at http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio with 36 affiliates carrying selected games.
 
Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings
Home Team Listed First. Rankings are From Associated Press Final State Poll.
All games at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio
 
Division IV
No. 8 Berlin Hiland (23-5) vs. No. 9 Willoughby Cornerstone Christian (20-7), Thursday at 10:45 a.m.
Pandora-Gilboa (26-1) vs. Maria Stein Marion Local (23-4), Thursday at 2 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 10:45 a.m.
 
Division III
Cle. Hts. Lutheran East (14-13) vs. No. 2 Cin. Deer Park (27-0), Thursday at 5:15 p.m.
No. 1 Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (28-0) vs. No. 10 Cols. Africentric (20-6), Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 2 p.m.
 
Division II
No. 5 Trotwood-Madison (25-3) vs. Byesville Meadowbrook (22-6), Friday at 10:45 a.m.
Lexington (23-5) vs. No. 9 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (19-8), Friday at 2 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 5:15 p.m.
 
Division I
No. 2 Cin. Archbishop Moeller (25-3) vs. Lorain (22-5), Friday at 5:15 p.m.
Pickerington Central (18-8) vs. No. 1 Solon (26-1), Friday at 8:30 p.m.
State Final: Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
 
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