Ohio State will don fresh new camouflage jerseys for their game against Marquette in the Carrier Classic.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team will wear camouflage-patterned uniforms for Friday night's game against the Marquette Golden Eagles, according to Luke Zimmermann of Land-Grant Holy Land, SB Nation's dedicated Ohio State blog. The game will be played aboard the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier docked in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The military-themed uniforms are a great fit for the Carrier Classic game, which will benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, the Wounded Warrior Project and the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Last season's inaugural installment of the game, played between the Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels, raised nearly $500,000.
The Buckeye women will be in action on the aircraft carrier as well, taking on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish prior to the men's game.
Tickets to the games were made available to veterans and current members of the armed forces, as well as to the general public. For updates about tickets and more, visit the Carrier Classic's official Facebook page.