COLUMBUS, Ohio-Tickets for the Ohio State vs. UNC Asheville game in the opening round of the 2008 MasterCard National Invitation Tournament will go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office, Bill Jones, assistant athletics director for ticketing, announced Sunday. 

The Buckeyes (19-13) will play host to the Bulldogs (23-9) at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Value City Arena in round one of the event. Ohio State is a No. 1 seed while the Bulldogs come in as the No. 8 seed.

Tickets are $20 for a reserved seat and $10 for students. Orders will be taken online at, at the Value City Arena ticket office or by calling 1-800-GO BUCKS. All tickets will be left at the ticket office will call windows for pickup. Only the person placing the ticket order will be permitted to pick up tickets.