Monday, March 22, 1999

Ohio State to hold ticket lottery

Call 1-800-GO-BUCKS by 6 p.m. today

The Associated Press

        COLUMBUS — Ohio State will receive an allotment of 3,500 tickets for this week's men's basketball Final Four in St. Petersburg, Fla.

        OSU students, faculty and staff interested in obtaining tickets must place their name in a lottery today in order to be eligible.

        Lottery tickets can be picked up at the OSU athletic ticket office at Value City Arena or a lottery number can be obtained by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS.

        Only lottery tickets distributed by 6 p.m. today will be eligible.

        Those selected to receive tickets will have their names posted in the southeast lobby of Value City Arena and on the OSU Web site Tuesday.

        Payment for the tickets must be received by the close of business Tuesday, and all tickets purchased must be picked up by the original purchaser in St. Petersburg.

        There will also be a lottery for OSU season-ticket holders.

        They must contact the OSU ticket office today and follow the same guidelines listed for students, faculty and staff.


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