The Ohio State men’s basketball program spent $223,221 on hotel and airfare for a team trip to the Bahamas in August, OSU athletics spokesman Dan Wallenberg told The Lantern.
The team was in the Bahamas Aug. 5-10 to play two exhibition games against the Bahamas All-Stars and the Providence Storm.
The Lantern originally requested this information on Aug. 11 before receiving the final numbers after a third records request Wednesday afternoon.
The cost for the Atlantis hotel was $65,000, while the airfare totaled $158,221.
While on the trip, the team also participated in extra activities that included snorkeling, a three-hour catamaran tour and a trip to a USA soccer game… Read more