2019 OHSAA Boys BB program

(3-23-19) – The 2019 OHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship Day saw a slight loss of 1,272 in total attendance.

Only the D II championship game (Columbus South vs. Trotwood-Madison) improved over the 2018 attendance with 9,881 fans. The largest decrease came in the D III game (Harvest Prep vs. Lutheran East)  with just 7,714 watching.

Critics will point to the two all-Private School championships in D III and D I, both were under 9,000 in attendance. while the two Public School Championship games were both over 9,000.

The three-day tournament took a big hit with a drop in attendance of 27,462.

Total attendance loss for 201927,462

2019 OHSAA State Final Games (Saturday, 3-23-19)

  • 7,714 – DIII – Harvest Prep vs. Lutheran East
  • 9,881 – DII – Columbus South vs. Trotwood-Madison
  • 9,105  – DIV – Berlin Hiland vs. Crestview
  • 8,675 – DI – Cincinnati Moeller vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary

2019 State Finals Total Attendance – 35,375 (1,272 less then 2018)

2018 OHSAA State Final Games

Attendance -Saturday

3-24-18 at Value City Arena

  • 9,620 – DIV- Marion Local vs Cornerstone Christian
  • 8,705 – DIII – Columbus Africentric vs Deer Park
  • 9,096 – DII – Trotwood-Madison vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary
  • 9,226 – DI – Cincinnati Moeller vs Solon

**2018 State Finals Total Attendance = 2018 – 36,647 – 2017- 40, 870
Saturday Championship Games Attendance

  • 2014 – Saturday Night Total – 50,340
  • 2015 – Saturday Night Total – 40,779
  • 2016 – Saturday Night Total – 48,884
  • 2017 – Saturday Night Total – 40,870
  • 2018 – Saturday Night Total – 36,647
  • 2019 – Saturday Night Total – 35,375
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