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Ohio Clinches Bye to MAC Tournament Semifinals

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Ohio's Jon Smith
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March 4, 2013

ATHENS, Ohio – With just two games remaining in the 2013 regular season, Ohio Men’s Basketball has clinched a spot in the MAC Tournament Semifinals. The Bobcats will play Friday, March 15 in the semifinal round, and will then have the opportunity to advance to the championship game on Saturday, March 16.

Tickets for the 2013 FirstEnergy MAC Basketball Tournament are now on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets through Ohio Athletics. All tickets purchased will be located within the Ohio section, which offers the best seats available inside Quicken Loans Arena.

Semifinal Game
If Ohio is the #1 Seed: Friday, March 15 – 6:30 pm
If Ohio is the #2 Seed: Friday, March 15 – 9:00 pm

Championship Game
Saturday, March 16 – 6:30 pm

Ticket Information
All tickets for the MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament are $34 per round. To purchase tickets for Ohio’s tournament games, click here or call 800-575-CATS (2287). Please note that your credit card will only be charged for the rounds in which Ohio participates. All tickets purchased will be held at Will Call at the Ohio table in the Arcade Entrance of Quicken Loans Arena.

Click here to view a map of Quicken Loans Arena and the location of the Arcade Entrance.

For each round, the first 100 Ohio students to Quicken Loans Arena will receive a FREE ticket to the game. Once these tickets are exhausted, students may purchase tickets for the discounted rate of $10. Students must present a valid Ohio student ID to receive their tickets.

All seating will be assigned based on Ohio Bobcat Club priority points. However, only a specific number will be assigned by your Bobcat Club ranking as follows: Letterwinner level and under (4), Captain to Player of the Year level (6), Hall of Fame and Bobcat Legend (8). All other seats purchased beyond these amounts will be seated after the rest of the Bobcat Club members’ seats have been assigned.

Hotel Information
A discounted hotel rate for Bobcat fans and alumni has been secured at the Marriott Key Center. Fans can secure their rooms for just $135 a night by calling 800-228-9290 and mentioning the fan/alumni code “MIFA”.

Bobcat Bash Information
Two hours prior to each of Ohio’s tournament games, join fellow Ohio alumni, students and fans for the Bobcat Bash!  The event will be held at Zocalo Mexican Grill (2071 East Fourth Street), just two blocks from Quicken Loans Arena.  Enjoy FREE appetizers and special pregame appearances by the Marching 110, Rufus, and the Ohio Cheerleaders! 

Women's MAC Tournament
All tickets for the MAC Women’s Basketball Tournament are $10 per round. To purchase tickets for Ohio’s tournament games, click here or call 800-575-CATS (2287). Please note that your credit card will only be charged for the rounds in which Ohio participates. All tickets purchased will be held at Will Call at the Ohio table in the Arcade Entrance of Quicken Loans Arena.

Current Ohio students with a valid student ID will receive tickets for the discounted rate of $5.

All seating for women’s tournament games is general admission.