NCAA OSU Spends Thousands To Send VIPs To National Title Game By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 6, 2015 Newly released records show Ohio State University paid thousand of dollars to send more than three dozen school leaders, staff and friends to the national championship football game last month. Columbus, Dayton To Host NCAA Basketball Tournament Games By Jim Letizia • Nov 18, 2014 The NCAA says Columbus will host the 2018 Division I women's basketball Final Four. Dayton Enters Men's Basketball Tournament Bid By Jim Letizia • Aug 22, 2014 The University of Dayton and city officials have entered a bid to host the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament "First Four" games in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Big Ten Advocates 4-Year Scholarships By Associated Press • Jun 25, 2014 The Big Ten says it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes. Dayton Flyers Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 26, 2014 The Dayton Flyers are headed to Memphis Thursday—and so are a bunch of excited University of Dayton fans. Columbus Under Consideration To Hold Basketball Final Four By Associated Press • Jan 27, 2014 The NCAA says Columbus is among seven cities under consideration to host a women's basketball Final Four during the 2017-20 bid cycle. Ohio State To Host NCAA Events By Jim Letizia • Dec 12, 2013 The NCAA says Ohio State University will host nine championship events over the next four years. Columbus A Finalist To Host NCAA Events By Jim Letizia • Nov 1, 2013 The NCAA says Columbus is a finalist to host eight championships over the next five years, including hockey, women's volleyball and swimming and diving.