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Men’s Basketball starts this Thursday at 6:30 p.m.!

NutHouse members! Buckeye Basketball is here! This Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in St. John Arena, the Bucks take on Delaware State on the Big Ten Network LIVE!

Not many people have picked up their season ticket vouchers yet, so pick them up TODAY! Stop by the Schottenstein Center between now and Thursday at 2 p.m. to pick up your ticket vouchers for the season! The ticket office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Don’t forget your BuckID when picking up your vouchers and you must be enrolled full-time for autumn quarter to be eligible. We strongly encourage all students to pick up their vouchers at the Schottenstein Center by Thursday afternoon as we expect long lines Thursday evening! But, if you are not able to pick up your vouchers before 2 p.m. Thursday, they will also be available for pick-up at French Field House starting at 5 p.m. Thursday.

STUDENT ENTRANCE FOR THURSDAY, NOV. 20
For Thursday’s game, students can exchange their vouchers for tickets in French Field House starting at 5 p.m.! Students will receive a FREE Buckeye Pom Pom when they register for the NutHouse Rewards program also in French Field House. The Delaware State game is worth 5 points! There are lots of great prizes to win throughout the year! (See Below). Again, don’t forget your BuckID!

Always remember…
THE BUCKEYE SPORTSMANSHIP CREED
On game days, we come down with scarlet fever.
We sing the fight song loud and proud.
We believe every O-H deserves an I-O.
We support all of our athletes and teams.
We follow the “scarlet rules.”
We treat our guests as we wish to be treated.
We cheer for a good play and respect the other team. We’re gracious in victory and defeat.
Athletic competition brings out the best in all of us.

PROHIBITED BEHAVIOR
1. Examples of prohibited behavior include, but are not limited to, throwing objects of any kind; demonstrating unruly behavior; attempting to enter the court of play; engaging in behavior that endangers the safety of student athletes, coaches, officials or other guests; attacking or singling-out student-athletes; removing arena property; and/or taunting public safety officials.
2. Consequences for guests exhibiting prohibited behavior include, but are not limited to, loss of ticket buying privileges, ejection from the arena, and/or arrest.

NutHouse Rewards Program

Rookie – Prize Level 1 (10 points)
FREE McDonald’s Extra Value Meal Coupon – only once – reward available at NEXT home game!
Available for anyone that reaches prize level

Diaper Dandy – Prize Level 2 (20 points)
Diaper Dandy “Lane” – receive priority access at Purdue and remaining games
Create 2nd student line outside SW Rotunda Student Gate
Students at this prize level must be in line when doors open 1.5 hours prior to tip-off.
Also, receive a 2nd coupon for a McDonald’s Extra Value Meal.
Available for anyone that reaches prize level

All-American – Prize Level 3 (25 points)
FREE Ohio State Hoodie
Also, receive a 3rd coupon for a McDonald’s Extra Value Meal.
Available for the first 100 that reach prize level
Continue to receive priority entrance at remaining home games

MVP – Prize Level 4 (30 points)
VIP All-Access experience
Includes locker room tour of men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s ice hockey, Value City Arena, and opportunity to watch practice, meet Coach Matta and the players! Also, the opportunity for a group photo on the court!
Also, receive another coupon for a McDonald’s Extra Value Meal.
Available for only the first 25 that reach prize level
Continue to receive priority entrance at remaining home games

Grand Prize!
Trip to the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in Indianpolis!
Includes All-Session Tickets for you and a guest. $100 gas gift card and $50 food gift card.
Grand Prize winner also receives 52 McDonald’s Extra Value Meals (one valid per week for one year).
One Winner – open to ALL students that reach 30 points by the end of the season.
Winner will be announced at the Northwestern game on March 8.
Must be present at Northwestern game to win.

Point System Overview:

Day Date Opponent Time Points
Thur 11/20 Delaware State 6:30 p.m. 5
Fri 1/9 Houston Baptist 7 p.m. 5
Tue 1/13 Indiana 7 p.m. 4
Sun 1/25 MSU 3:45 p.m. 3
Wed 1/28 Michigan 6:30 p.m. 5
Tue 2/3 Purdue 7 p.m. 3
Sat 2/7 Minnesota 8 p.m. 4
Sat/Sun 2/21 or 22 Illinois TBD 3
Tue 2/24 PSU 7 p.m. 5
Sun 3/8 Northwestern 4 p.m. 5

       Achieving Prize Level 1 requires a minimum attendance of 2 games
       Achieving Prize Level 2 requires a minimum attendance of 5 games
       Achieving Prize Level 3 requires a minimum attendance of 6 games
       Achieving Prize Level 4 requires attendance at 8 out of 10 games