March 13, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio – Bobcat fans are encouraged to secure their tickets as soon as possible for the upcoming FirstEnergy MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament. The presale deadline for purchasing tickets to the semifinal game is Wednesday, March 13 at 5:00 pm, while the presale deadline for purchasing tickets to the championship game is Thursday, March 14 at 5:00 pm.
After the deadlines have passed, fans may still purchase tickets on gameday at Quicken Loans Arena. Tickets will be available beginning at 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday inside the Arcade Entrance of Quicken Loans Arena. Fans should stop by the Ohio table located inside the main lobby of the Arcade Entrance to ensure seats within the designated Ohio sections.
Ohio has secured the #2 seed for the tournament and a bye to the semifinals. Game times for each round are:
Semifinals: Friday, March 15 – 9:00 pm
Finals: Saturday, March 16 – 6:00 pm
Will Call for both rounds will open at 4:30 pm inside the Arcade Entrance of Quicken Loans Arena.
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.
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.
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 and Dance Team!