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.
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 getting to the arena and parking. Please see the CampusParc event map posted at: http://osu.campusparc.com/docs/default-source/maps/OHSAABoysBasketball.pdf?sfvrsn=18
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Girls Basketball State Tournament Coverage
Recaps, stats and audio highlight clips from the girls basketball state tournament are available at: http://ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Basketball-Girls/Girls-Basketball-2018/2018-OHSAA-Girls-Basketball-State-Tournament-Coverage