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March Madness: Limited tickets remain for 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship preliminary rounds

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

"Selection Sunday is right around the corner, so we’re providing fans with the opportunity to purchase the few tickets we have remaining at the First Four, as well as the first- and second-round and regional sites," said Dan Gavitt, NCAA vice president of men’s basketball championships.

Various ticket options are available at the following sites:

First Four/first/second rounds 

  • March 15 and 16, Dayton, Ohio 
  • March 17 and 19, Providence, Rhode Island
  • March 17 and 19, Des Moines, Iowa
  • March 17 and 19, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • March 17 and 19, Denver
  • March 18 and 20, Brooklyn, New York
  • March 18 and 20, St. Louis
  • March 18 and 20, Oklahoma City
  • March 18 and 20, Spokane, Washington



  • West Regional, March 24 and 26, Anaheim, California
  • South Regional, March 24 and 26, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Midwest Regional, March 25 and 27, Chicago
  • East Regional, March 25 and 27, Philadelphia 


The NCAA encourages fans to use for ticket purchases to ensure they receive 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 the 2016 men’s basketball championship, including the Final Four. For more information on The NCAA Experience, or to purchase tickets, please visit   

Tickets can be bought and sold directly with other fans through the official NCAA Ticket Exchange. The NCAA Ticket Exchange allows fans to buy and sell official tickets online in an NCAA-approved, safe and 100 percent guaranteed environment. For more information on the NCAA Ticket Exchange, or to purchase tickets, please visit

Additionally, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Selection Show will air from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Sunday on CBS. The Final Four national semifinals Saturday, April 2, will be televised on TBS, along with the national championship Monday, April 4, marking the first time the title game will air on cable television in the 78-year history of the NCAA tournament.

About the NCAA

The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit and for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola as official corporate champions and the following elite companies as official corporate partners: Allstate, Amazon Echo, Bing (Microsoft), Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Enterprise, Infiniti, LG, Lowe’s, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Reese’s, Unilever and UPS.

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