Tickets to preliminary-round games of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship remain available for purchase. Tickets are available at




“Tickets typically get sold quickly once the tournament field is announced, so we encourage fans who want to experience March Madness to purchase their tickets as soon as possible,” said Dan Gavitt, NCAA vice president of men’s basketball championships. “If the first three months of the season are any indication, this year’s version of March Madness is going to be an incredible event with thrilling games fans won’t want to miss.” 

All-session tickets are available for purchase for all 13 preliminary-round sites, and single-session tickets are now available for the following select sites:

·       March 15 and 16, Dayton, Ohio

·       March 17 and 19, Raleigh, North Carolina

·       March 18 and 20, Oklahoma City

·       March 18 and 20, St. Louis

The NCAA encourages fans to use for ticket purchases to ensure they are receiving genuine NCAA championship tickets and not counterfeits. PrimeSport, the official ticket and hospitality provider of the NCAA, also has official tickets and hospitality options available through The NCAA Experience for every location of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, including the 2016 NCAA Final Four in Houston. For more information on The NCAA Experience, or to purchase tickets, please visit  

About the NCAA

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