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Hardwood Hysteria to Feature $500 Giveaway

Oct. 12, 2010

ATHENS, Ohio- The Ohio men's and women's basketball teams will hold their second annual Hardwood Hysteria, presented by Monster Energy Drinks on Friday, October 15 at the Convocation Center.


All female Ohio students are eligible to register for the ProKos Ms. Bobcat competition to be held in conjunction with Hardwood Hysteria. Selected registrants will compete for the title of "Ms. Bobcat" through a series of competitions designed to demonstrate school spirit. The winner will receive $500 cash, free rent, and a salon prize package courtesy of ProKos. Students can register online by clicking here. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, October 13. 


The event will also feature an attempt to etch Ohio Athletics into the Guinness Book of World Records. Over 2,000 complimentary beverages will be distributed to fans in an effort to set the world record for the most Monster Energy Drinks opened and consumed at the same time.


Hardwood Hysteria will begin at 7 p.m. ET and will mark the first day of practice for the defending MAC Tournament Champion Ohio men's basketball team. The hour-long event is open to the public, with FREE admission for all fans. Ohio Men's Basketball will excite the crowd with high-flying dunks during pregame warm ups, followed by a skills challenge competition with Ohio Women's Basketball. The night will culminate with an intrasquad scrimmage by the men's team.


Ohio Basketball season tickets are now on sale, and fans will have the opportunity to participate in "Select-A-Seat" during Hardwood Hysteria. The best available season ticket locations will be marked and made available for purchase at the event.


For more information on Hardwood Hysteria, call 740-597-1374. Ohio Men's Basketball opens the season on Sunday, October 31 vs. Wooster at 2 p.m. ET. To order tickets, click here or call 800-575-CATS (2287).

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