INDIANAPOLIS -- Tickets to preliminary rounds of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Oct. 19 to each host city. Fans wishing to buy tickets to the First Four, second- and third-round games or regional competition should go to www.NCAA.com/mbbtickets.

The 2014 championship begins with the First Four, four first-round games taking place in Dayton, Ohio, on March 18-19. Second- and third-round action takes place in Buffalo, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Orlando, Fla.; and Spokane, Wash., on March 20 and 22, while Raleigh, N.C.; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego and St. Louis will host second- and third-round games March 21 and 23.

Anaheim, Claif., will serve as the West Regional site and Memphis, Tenn., will play host to the South Regional on March 27 and 29. Indianapolis will be the site for the Midwest Regional on March 28 and 30, and Madison Square Garden in New York will play host to tournament action for the first time since 1961, with the East Regional on March 28 and 30.

The 76th Men’s Final Four will be hosted by North Texas on April 5 and 7. General tickets to the games at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, are sold out, but fans still have the opportunity to purchase The NCAA Experience ticket and hospitality packages by visiting www.NCAA.com/VIP. The NCAA Experience ticket and hospitality packages for preliminary rounds of the championship also can be purchased at that website via PrimeSport, the official ticket and hospitality provider of the NCAA.