COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State men's basketball fans are welcome to watch the 2018 NCAA Tournament Selection Show along with the team, coaches and staff at Value City Arena Sunday (March 11).
Chris Holtmann, the 2018 Big Ten Coach of the Year, along with select student-athletes will address fans at about 5:45 p.m. prior to the start of the Selection Show at 6 p.m. and then again briefly once Ohio State's 2018 NCAA Tournament opponent and location are announced.
Fans can enter the Northwest Rotunda of the Jerome Schottenstein Center beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Limited concessions will be available. The program will conclude at 7 p.m. once all 68 teams in the 2018 NCAA Tournament are announced.
Fans will be seated on the south side of the arena. The selection show will be broadcast on the center video board. Parking is free.
Ohio State, ranked No. 17 in the most recent Associated Press media poll, enters the 2018 NCAA Tournament with a 24-8 overall record. The Buckeyes will be making their 28th appearance in NCAA Tournament play and enter the event with an overall NCAA Tournament record of 49-26.
Ohio State has advanced to the Final Four 10 times in program history while making 14 Elite Eight and 14 Sweet Sixteen appearances. The Buckeyes last appeared in the event in 2015.