Columbus, Dayton Mayors Bet Food & Drink On NCAA Game


UPDATED: Wednesday March 19, 2014 3:04 PM

The mayors of Columbus and Dayton are making a friendly bet on the NCAA men's basketball tournament matchup between Ohio State and Dayton.
    
A statement from the mayors says they're wagering locally made treats on the teams' Thursday afternoon game in Buffalo, N.Y.
    
Backing the Flyers, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley bet a basket of snacks that includes Esther Price chocolates and Buckeye Vodka.
    
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman jokes that he'll be happy to make Whaley a martini from his winnings if the Buckeyes are victorious. Should Ohio State lose, Coleman will owe Whaley an assortment of a well-known Columbus dessert, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams.
    
Ohio State is 25-9 this season. Dayton is 23-10.

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