PNC Arena is the site of second and third rounds March 21-23
RALEIGH, NC October 19, 2013 – Tickets for the preliminary rounds of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at PNC Arena, hosted by NC State, will go on sale Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.
Tickets will be available by CLICKING HERE beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. Fans looking to order tickets to the Big Dance in Raleigh over the phone can call the NC State Ticket Box Office at 919-865-1510 beginning Monday, Oct. 21. The ticket office at NC State opens at 8:30 a.m.
NC State is one of 13 host sites for the preliminary rounds of the 2014 Men’s Basketball Championship. The second- and third-round games will be played March 21-23, 2014 on the Wolfpack’s home court. Please note, NCAA Men’s Basketball championship rules prohibit teams from playing on their home courts in preliminary rounds.
“The PNC Arena is a magnificent basketball facility,” said NC State director of athletics Deborah A. Yow. “Soon the rest of the nation will know that as well, when they see the second and third round games here in Raleigh.”
This March marks the 15th time NC State has hosted NCAA Tournament games and the first time since 2009. NC State’s history hosting the Big Dance dates back to 1951 when the Wolfpack hosted and played in three tournament games at Reynolds Coliseum.
Raleigh serving as a tournament host has been a good omen for the Wolfpack in past years. In the program’s championship 1974 season, NC State defeated Providence and Pittsburgh in the Eastern Regional at Reynolds to advance to the Final Four.