WAC Basketball Tournament Tickets
Event: Western Athletic Conference Tournament
Sport: NCAA Division I Basketball
Conference Members: 9
Region: Western, West South-Central, Midwestern United States
2019 Champion: New Mexico State Aggies
WAC Basketball Tournament TicketsAs one of the most far-reaching intercollegiate conferences, the nine Western Athletic Conference members span across several different states, from California to Nevada to Utah to Illinois. Watching the WAC Basketball Tournament is an experience that always pits long-standing teams such as New Mexico State University, Utah Valley University and Grand Canyon University against unexpected surprise teams. One such shocker was the victory of California State University, Bakersfield in the 2017 Championship. Going into the 2020 Tournament, the defending champion New Mexico State Aggies hope to defend their title. If they do defend against Utah Valley and Grand Canyon, it would make the victory their third consecutive conference title since 2018. However, the Western Athletic Conference is known for its constant shake-ups in the final championship game. The constant changes and surprises make the WAC Basketball Tournament live event a must-see for intercollegiate basketball fans. Make sure you grab your WAC Basketball Tournament tickets at StubHub.
Where can I get WAC Basketball Tournament tickets?Tickets for the WAC Basketball Conference Tournament games can be purchased at StubHub. In addition, you can find tickets to many other sporting events at StubHub.
Who are the teams competing in the WAC Basketball Tournament?There are currently nine members in the WAC Basketball Conference; however, only eight members are eligible to compete in the WAC Basketball Tournament this season. The newest member, California Baptist University Lancers, is currently completing its transition process from Division II to Division I intercollegiate athletics. While California Baptist University is able to compete during WAC's regular season, it is unable to compete in the NCAA qualifier event. The other members in the conference for the 2019-2020 season include California State University, Bakersfield Roadrunners, Chicago State University Cougars, Grand Canyon University Antelopes, University of Missouri Kansas City Roos, New Mexico State University Aggies, Seattle University Redhawks, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros and Utah Valley University Wolverines.
How big is the arena for the WAC Basketball Tournament?The Orleans Arena will be the venue for the WAC Basketball Tournament. Located in Las Vegas, Nev., Orleans Arena is a multipurpose venue that hosts over 200 events per year, including trade shows, sporting events and even motorsports such as the Monster Truck Show. Orleans Arena offers seating up to 9,000.
What kind of event should I expect at the WAC Basketball Tournament?With the transition process from Division II to Division I not yet complete, the California Baptist University Lancers will be unable to participate in the WAC Basketball's qualifying postseason tournament for NCAA Division I. With only eight teams competing for the WAC bid, the WAC Basketball Tournament event bracket remains the same from the previous season but is run slightly different from other conferences. The first round of play is dispensed with. The Tournament starts with the Quarterfinals where all teams will compete in a single-elimination round. The formats of the Semifinals and Championship game remain the same. The winner of the Championship game will receive the bid to represent WAC Basketball at the NCAA Division I Tournament.
Who are some notable players of the WAC Basketball Tournament?There have been many notable players from the WAC Basketball Tournament. In 2019, the WAC Conference Basketball Player of the Year Award went to Jake Toolson from the Utah Valley University Wolverines. The Newcomer of the Year Award went to Milan Acquaah from California Baptist University Lancers. The Freshman of the Year Award went to Jake Toolson's teammate, freshman Wyatt Lowell, from the Utah Valley University Wolverines. The Defensive Player of the Year Award went to Javon Levi from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros. With many standout award-winning players, make sure you get tickets to watch the game live!
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