ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University Athletics will honor the career accomplishments of Gary Trent (1993-95) during the Bobcats' matchup with Miami on Jan. 21 in the Convocation Center. The game will be billed as "Gary Trent Day" and will feature special ticket prices starting at ONLY $1.
Trent will be honored throughout the game culminating with a halftime presentation where his No. 20 jersey will hang from the rafters in the Convocation Center.
Nicknamed "The Shaq of the MAC", Trent is the only three-time MAC Player of the Year in the history of the league. He was a three-time MAC scoring champion, two-time rebounding leader and one of just three players in league history with at least 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Trent completed his Ohio career with 2,108 points and 1,050 rebounds. He was selected in the first round as the 11th overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks where he would go on to enjoy an 11-year NBA career.
Special ticket pricing has been established for this historic game. Limited tickets while supplies last will be on sale beginning on January 3rd at 8:30 AM at the following ticket price points:
$1 tickets - 2,000 available
$3 tickets - 1,500 available
$6 tickets - 1,000 available
$12 tickets - 500 available
$20 tickets - All remaining tickets on sale game day (while supplies last)