On Wednesday, March 14, basketball fans are invited to watch the open practices for all eight teams competing in the first round of the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship at INTRUST Bank Arena. Practice sessions will take place at INTRUST Bank Arena and run throughout the day from 11 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. with each team having 40 minutes to practice.
Open Practice Day is FREE and open to the public and fans are permitted and encouraged to come and go throughout the day. Seating is general admission and merchandise and concession stands will be open. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and there is no ticket required to attend the open practice sessions. The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a free commemorative rally towel. Additionally, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., fans can receive a free refillable NCAA® Souvenir Cup with the purchase of an adult combo meal.
Practice Times (Seeds & Teams will be announced after Selection Sunday on March 11):
• Game #1 Lower Seed Practice: 11:00am
• Game #2 Lower Seed Practice: 11:45am
• Game #1 Higher Seed Practice: 12:30pm
• Game #2 Higher Seed Practice: 1:15pm
• Game #3 Higher Seed Practice: 3:25pm
• Game #4 Higher Seed Practice: 4:10pm
• Game #3 Lower Seed Practice: 4:55pm
• Game #4 Lower Seed Practice: 5:40pm
Tickets for the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds on March 15 & 17 are sold out, but tickets can be bought and sold directly with other fans through the official NCAA Ticket Exchange. The NCAA Ticket Exchange allows fans to sell and buy official tickets online in an NCAA approved, safe and 100% guaranteed environment.