basketball-men-d1 flag

NCAA.com | October 16, 2014

Bob Knight, Christian Laettner to be celebrity hosts of NCAA Experience VIP pregame party

ATLANTA – PrimeSport, the official ticket and hospitality provider of the NCAA, on Thursday announced former Indiana coach Bob Knight and former Duke student-athlete Christian Laettner as celebrity hosts of The NCAA Experience VIP pregame party at the 2015 NCAA Men's Final Four in Indianapolis. The NCAA Experience VIP pregame party will take place prior to the semifinals on April 4 and the championship game on April 6.

“The NCAA basketball tournament is one of the greatest sporting events that we have in the United States. I always enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the tournament along with trying to play well as a team and go as far as possible,” Knight said. “PrimeSport does a great job of taking fans to the next level with The NCAA Experience VIP pre-game party. I am looking forward to coming to Indianapolis for the 2015 Men’s Final Four on Saturday, April 4.”

“The NCAA Experience VIP pregame hospitality party at this year’s Men’s Final Four is going to be a great event and I’m thrilled to be hosting it with coach Knight,” Laettner said. “Over the years PrimeSport has consistently delivered unique and VIP experiences for fans attending the Final Four, and I’m looking forward to joining the 2015 festivities in April.”

The NCAA Experience program managed by PrimeSport provides college basketball fans with the opportunity to experience the NCAA Men’s Final Four in style. Official VIP pregame hospitality features upscale food presentations, premium open bar, live entertainment and a chance to meet legendary coaches and players, including Knight, Laettner and many more. VIP pregame hospitality is available for purchase with or without Final Four tickets and fans can rest assured knowing they are buying directly from the NCAA’s only approved ticket, hospitality and travel package provider.

“We are thrilled to announce Bob Knight and Christian Laettner as our celebrity hosts for The NCAA Experience VIP pregame hospitality event in 2015,” said Sam Soni, chief executive officer of PrimeSport. “Indiana is known for its basketball history. Having NCAA legends like coach Knight and Christian as our hosts will truly provide a unique experience to fans in attendance.”

For further information and to purchase official tickets and VIP hospitality for the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four, please visit www.ncaa.com/vip.

Men's basketball: 7 picks for who could replace John Beilein as Michigan's new head coach

John Beilein took a once-proud program that had been mired in mediocrity and elevated it to elite status. The Wolverines went to nine NCAA tournaments in his 12 seasons and won consecutive Big Ten tournament titles in 2017 and 2018. This is a coveted job. Andy Katz picks his choices for a replacement.
READ MORE

Proposal would extend 3-point line in men’s basketball

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee on Friday proposed moving the 3-point line to the international basketball distance of 22 feet, 1¾ inches.
READ MORE

Coaches react to the NCAA men's college basketball 3-point line proposed change

Andy Katz polled a number of coaches on how the proposed changes to the 3-point line in men's college basketball could impact the game. Here are their responses.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners