COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State Alumni Association and the Frog, Bear and Wild Boar are teaming up to give Buckeye alumni a place to follow their favorite team during the first weekend of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

The tournament celebration will kick-off at Frog, Bear and Wild Boar, 343 N. Front St., Columbus, with a free Buckeye Bash pep rally from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 21. The Ohio State athletic pep band, cheerleaders, Brutus, and other special guests will appear at the free Bash.

Ohio State women’s basketball fans are encouraged to visit the Frog, Bear and Wild Boar before and after the NCAA games at Nationwide Arena on Saturday, March 21, and Monday, March 23.

More details on the tournament are available here: Tickets for the Ohio State women’s games are available at 

The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. is a dues-supported organization of graduates, former students, and friends of the university with more than 120,000 members. For more than 125 years, the Association has been dedicated to keeping alumni connected and making Ohio State stronger.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Contact: Jay Hansen
Monday, March 16, 2009                                                    (614) 292-9311