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NCAA Tournament Info for Rupp Arena

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Updated: 3/18/2013 10:16 am


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Remaining tickets for the second and third rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament to be held Thursday and Saturday in Rupp Arena are available.

·  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.

·  Tickets are available via, or by calling (877) NCAA TIX, which is 877-622-2849.

·  Based on availability, all-session tickets also will go on sale at the Rupp Arena Box Office starting Monday, March 18 at 10:00 a.m.  Fans may also call 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 of High Street, and will open at 10:00 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 (859) 233-3535.  Tickets will be administered in accordance with ADA guidelines.

·  Every person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the facility.

Public Invited to Open Practices on Wednesday: The public is invited to Rupp Arena on Wednesday as all eight teams will have open practice.  Parking and admission to the arena are free on Wednesday.  Here is the schedule, all times EDT:

Noon – 12:40 p.m.      Bucknell

12:45 – 1:25 p.m.        Davidson

1:30 – 2:10 p.m.          Butler

2:15 – 2:55 p.m.          Marquette

4:25 – 5:05 p.m.          Louisville

5:10 – 5:50 p.m.          Colorado State

5:55 – 6:35 p.m.          Liberty or North Carolina A&T

6:40 – 7:20 p.m.          Missouri

Thursday Game Times, all times EDT:

Butler vs. Bucknell – 12:40 p.m.

Marquette vs. Davidson – following first game

Louisville vs. winner of Liberty/North Carolina A&T – 6:50 p.m.

Colorado State vs. Missouri – following third game

Game times for Saturday will not be determined until late Thursday night.

NCAA Policy on Non-Permissible Items: By NCAA policy, fans are not permitted to bring these items into Rupp Arena:

·  Beverages of any kind

·  Firearms and explosives

·  Laser pointers

·  Artificial noisemakers

·  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 day)

·  Plastic or metal chairback 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 fans.




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