Ohio State Fans Pay the Price for Rose Bowl Glory as Ticket Prices May Rise


In January, Ohio State's football team won its first Rose Bowl game since 1997. Now, fans will have to reach deeper into their pockets if they want to see if their beloved Buckeyes will be successful this season.

According to the Associated Press, Ohio State's Board of Trustees will vote Friday on a proposal to raise the price of tickets by $7, to $70 for reserved seats. Tickets for faculty and staff will rise $4, and students would have to pay another $1 to see a game. Prices for basketball tickets would be raised $1 for a reserved seats to $18, while prices for faculty, staff and students would jump 50 cents. Ohio State, whose last significant price increase was prior to the 2004 season, has the most expensive tickets in the Big 10.