LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – Tickets for the second and third
rounds of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament to be held Thursday and Saturday
at Rupp Arena in Lexington went on sale Monday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
The University of Louisville Cardinals earned the nation's
top seed for the 2013 Division I NCAA Men's Basketball Championship and will
play their initial game at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at Rupp Arena against
the winner of the Liberty – North Carolina A&T match up.
Tickets are $285 (lower level) and $234/$192
(upper level) each and are for two sessions Thursday and one session Saturday, for
a total of three tickets for six games. Lower level seats at Rupp Arena
are chair backs and upper level seats are bleachers.
Based on availability, all-session tickets also went on sale at
the Rupp Arena Box Office at 10 a.m. Monday. Fans may also order tickets
by calling the box office at 859-233-3535.
Fans purchasing tickets online are highly encouraged to print
their tickets at home using TicketFast in order to
avoid will call lines at Rupp Arena.
Will call at Rupp Arena is located at the main box office windows
off High Street. It will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 21.
Individuals requiring special access (e.g., individuals who are
disabled and/or need special seating) should contact the Rupp Arena Box
Office at 85-9233-3535. Tickets will be administered in
accordance with ADA guidelines.
Every person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the
The public is invited to open
practices for all eight teams at Rupp Arena on Wednesday. Parking and admission to the arena
are free on Wednesday. Here is the open practice schedule:
Noon to 12:40 p.m. Bucknell
to 1:25 p.m. Davidson
to 2:10 p.m. Butler
to 2:55 p.m. Marquette
to 5:05 p.m. Louisville
to 5:50 p.m. Colorado State
to 6:35 p.m. Liberty or
North Carolina A&T
to 7:20 p.m. Missouri
are Thursday game times:
vs. Bucknell – 12:40 p.m.
vs. Davidson – following first game
vs. winner of Liberty/North Carolina A&T – 6:50 p.m.
State vs. Missouri – following third game
Game times for Saturday will not be determined until late Thursday night.
By NCAA policy, fans are
not permitted to bring these items into Rupp Arena:
Beverages of any kind
Firearms and explosives
Promotional items such as cups, shakers or flags with commercial
slogans or identification
Large signs or banners
Video cameras on game day (video cameras are permitted on practice
Plastic or metal chair back seats (cushions only)
Still cameras, with lenses no longer than four inches, are permitted. In
addition, fans may bring a sign, flag or banner that can be held by one
individual, reflects good sportsmanship and does not block the view of other
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