Ohio State Celebration to be held Wednesday in Value City Arena
April 5, 2007
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Department of Athletics will hold a celebration of the 2006-07 Men's Basketball Season at 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 11) in Value City Arena. Admission and parking to the event are free and tickets are not required. Arena doors open at 5 p.m.
This season, the Buckeyes claimed both the Big Ten outright regular season and tournament titles. The team advanced to the ninth NCAA Final Four in program history and finished as the national runners-up.
Thad Matta, the 2007 Big Ten Coach of the Year, and members of the team will speak. Gene Smith, Ohio State Director of Athletics, and Mayor Michael Coleman of Columbus also will take part in the program. Ohio State band and cheerleaders will be on hand.
A commemorative autographed poster will be handed out to the first 5,000 fans in attendance.
The Big Ten regular-season and tournament trophies, as well as the Buckeyes' NCAA South Region and Final Four trophies, will be on display. Fans will have the opportunity to take photos with the trophies.