NCAA Basketball Packages Tickets
NCAA basketball packages and tickets
National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball is among the nation�s most exciting sports to watch due to the unpredictability of games, high-energy play of its athletes and fan participation. Hundreds of teams and thousands of players compete across the United States for school prominence and a chance to be a part of the NCAA�s championship tournament at the end of each season. Many players set their goals for a future career in the National Basketball Association and Women's National Basketball Association, and both organizations recruit the majority of their players from NCAA basketball teams.
NCAA basketball schedule
Thousands of colleges and universities across the United States begin their men�s and women�s basketball seasons every November. Teams compete for rankings during early-season tournaments and non-conference play. Regional conference matchups begin in December and lead to conference champions and NCAA tournament invitations. Play culminates in bracket-busting tournaments in March and April that determine a national champion.
More about NCAA basketball
NCAA basketball has a long and rich tradition. The first official game between two collegiate teams occurred when Minnesota A&M defeated Hamline University on February 9, 1895, by a score of 9-5. The sport quickly spread, and the NCAA sponsored its first championship tournament in 1939. Currently, there are over 347 Division I teams that compete throughout the season for a coveted spot in the 68-team NCAA tournament (64 for women's) bracket in March, also known as �March Madness.� Hundreds of other Division II and III teams also compete in highly-competitive games and tournaments during the season.
The high-energy NCAA basketball experience
Audiences come to watch future NBA stars and some of the nation�s top athletes perform extraordinary feats to score baskets and defend their side of the court. Every play brings something different for passionate fans, whether it includes a colorful slam-dunk, a half-court three-point shot, a blocked ball into the stands or a behind-the-back pass for a score. NCAA basketball also includes history-driven rivalries that stand the test of time, with loyal fans clamoring for their school�s win, singing fight songs and demonstrating commitment by wearing their favorite school�s jerseys and even dressing up in costumes. There are many games and tournaments played throughout every region in the country, making the sport accessible to millions of people during the season.
More NCAA basketball events
Fans who buy NCAA basketball packages and tickets will want to check out the March Madness games to see the best Division I teams compete. Fans can also catch former college stars play in NBA matchups..
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