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Ohio State Buckeyes


Men’s Basketball

The Ohio State Men’s Basketball program has been part of the Big Ten Conference since 1913 and opened the new venue with a game on November 3, 1998.

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Women’s Basketball

The Ohio State women’s basketball team has called the Schottenstein Center home since the building’s opening in 1998.

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Men’s Ice Hockey

Ohio State men’s ice hockey became a varsity sport for the 1962-63 season and competed in the CCHA (Central Collegiate Hockey Association) through 2013. The Schottenstein Center has been home to Buckeye hockey since 1999, with a 1-0 win over Michigan on Jan. 2, 1999.

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  • Capacities: 17,500 for ice hockey /up to 19,700 for basketball.
    4 ½ hours - approximately how long it takes to convert the arena from hockey to basketball. 3 ½ hours: approximate time to convert from basketball to hockey.  A record of 2 ½ hours has been set for a double-header.
    10,000 gallons — amount of water needed to make 1" of ice/ 12 miles of pipe under the floor runs the ice cooling system. Most people that ice stays underneath the basketball or polar floor for the entire hockey season.
    225 – Number of 4′ × 8′ wooden floor pieces in the Buckeye’s home court.

    Official Team Shop of Buckeye Nation 

    North side of the Schottenstein Center on Borror Drive.  
    Pay & Display Parking available.


Open Monday thru Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
Sundays 11AM-4PM

Pre and Post-game hours for Home Football games vary.  
12PM kickoff ... 8AM - 5PM
3:30PM kickoff ...10AM – 5PM
7:30PM kickoff ...10AM – closes at kickoff

Closed for most concerts and family shows.

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Questions?  Call us at 614-453-5006 OR email us at GoBuckeyes@lgmretail.com.