Oct. 22, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio-Ohio State student season tickets for the Buckeye men’s basketball team sold out in 45 minutes Saturday. A total of 1,400 tickets, all in the lower bowl of Value City Arena, were ordered online by students starting at 10 a.m.

Based on demand, additional seats in the Terrace Level of the arena will be made available for student season tickets. Students on the waiting list will be contacted by the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office next week and offered these reserved Terrace Level seats.

The 10 games in the season ticket package include Florida, Duke and eight Big Ten Conference home games.

Tickets for the remaining home games are still available. For more information go to

Ohio State opens the regular season Nov. 11 (9 p.m.) vs. Wright State at VCA. The Buckeyes enter the season ranked No. 3 nationally in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll.