ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Ohio State men’s gymnastics team held practice at Crisler Arena, the site of the 2009 Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics Championships, Thursday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Mich. Overall, the Buckeyes had a solid practice as they got a feel for the equipment they will be competing on the next two days.

The squad will meet tonight for a team dinner and then relax for the evening in preparations for the team and all-around competition Friday night. 

The Big Ten Network will be televising the 2009 Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics Championships live at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. Live stats will also be available on the men’s gymnastics homepage at

Tickets for the two-day Big Ten Championships at Crisler Arena are available for purchase online at, with team and all-around finals taking place Friday and individual event finals taking place Saturday.

Adult tickets are $7, while senior and student tickets are $4. Tickets can also be purchased at the Michigan Ticket Office, located on 1000 South State Street in Ann Arbor, or by phone (734) 764-0247 or toll free at (866) 296-MTIX (6849). Tickets also will be on sale at Crisler Arena on days of competition.

Doors will open to the public at 5:30 pm on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4. There will be a reserved section for each team’s fans.