Women's Basketball

The 1870 Society is proud to sponsor Ohio State University Athletics and support the Women's Basketball program in the first for-profit Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) collective supporting Ohio State athletes. The organization was founded by a group of passionate, and experienced operators who are committed to helping Ohio State student-athletes navigate this complex and evolving world of NIL.

The Ohio State Women's basketball program counts itself among the nation's best with over 1,000 wins, and 16 Big Ten Championships, 28 NCAA Tournament appearances, nine All-Americans and nearly 20 players chosen in the WNBA Draft.

Serve as an industry leader for teaching and developing elite student-athletes which will drive elite performance outcomes. We will be the toughest and hardest-working team in the Big Ten and are committed to getting better every day.


Integrity: We will act with integrity and personal accountability.

People: We will keep the well-being of our student-athletes, staff and guests at the core of every decision.

Competitive Excellence: We willpay attention to detail. We will give relentless effort.

Team First: We will respect each other. We will invest time to care, listen, and connect.

Embrace the Process: We will be coachable. We will train at the edge.

Program History

  • 16 Big Ten Championships
  • 28 NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • 5 Big Ten Tournament Championships
  • 9 All-Americans
  • 7 Big Ten Players of the Year
  • 16 WNBA Draft Picks
  • 13 McDonald's All-Americans

Kevin McGuff, Head Coach

“Buckeye Nation, you have always been at the forefront of what makes this University so special. Your incredible support is what makes you the best damn fans in the land! In order for us to stay at the top we need your help. By supporting the 1870 Society you will allow us to recruit and retain the best players in the country and help provide our student-athletes with a world class experience. Your support is critical to our success and we need you! Please explore this webpage to learn how you can contribute to directly impact the student-athlete experience at Ohio State."