Stetson University is proud to announce tickets for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Second and Third rounds in Orlando will go on sale to the general public at 10:00 am Saturday, Oct. 19 at NCAA.com/mbbtickets.
Stetson will be joined by the Central Florida Sports Commission and Orlando Venues, in partnership with the City of Orlando and Orange County in hosting the event held Thursday and Saturday, March 20 and 22.
“Stetson University is about being significant, and being significant in our Central Florida community,” Stetson Director of Athletics Jeff Altier said. “We could not think of a better way to do that than to host the premiere collegiate sporting event in the country.”
Tickets are $258 for the Terrace Level and $198 for the Promenade level and provide admission to all six games held in Orlando. Four second-round games will take place on Thursday, March 20, while two third-round games will be contested on Saturday, March 22. Teams chosen to play in Orlando and specific game times will be determined by the NCAA on Selection Sunday, March 16, 2014.
“This is truly an exciting time for Stetson and Central Florida,” Stetson head men’s basketball coach Corey Williams said. “I am thrilled that our community will be able to experience the energetic atmosphere that the NCAA Tournament brings. Having participated in nine NCAA Tournaments as a student-athlete and a coach, I encourage fans to buy tickets now and experience it live.”
This is the fifth time Stetson and the city of Orlando have played host to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The tournament was previously hosted at the Amway Arena in 1993, 1996, 1999, and 2004.
The 2014 championship begins with the First Four®, four first-round games taking place in Dayton, Ohio, Tuesday and Wednesday evening, March 18 and 19. Second- and third-round action takes place in Buffalo, Milwaukee, Orlando and Spokane Thursday and Saturday, March 20 and 22, while Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego and St. Louis will host second- and third-round games Friday and Sunday, March 21 and 23.
Anaheim will serve as the West Regional site and Memphis will host the South Regional on Thursday and Saturday, March 27 and 29. Indianapolis will be the site for the Midwest Regional Friday and Sunday, March 28 and 30, and Madison Square Garden in New York will host tournament action for the first time since 1961, when it plays host to the East Regional March 28 and 30.
The 76th Men’s Final Four® will be hosted by North Texas April 5 and 7. General tickets to the games at AT&T Stadium in Arlington are sold out, but fans still have the opportunity to purchase The NCAA Experience ticket and hospitality packages by visiting NCAA.com/VIP. The NCAA Experience ticket and hospitality packages for preliminary rounds of the championship can also be purchased at that website via PrimeSport, the official ticket and hospitality provider of the NCAA.