NCAA men's basketball tournament selection show party set for Sunday

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Selection party _1Coming on the heels of an historic victory in the 2018 ASUN men's basketball conference tournament, the Lipscomb community is hosting a NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection show party on Sunday, March 11, in Allen Arena. The Bisons and their fans will be watching anxiously to find out where the team will be heading to play its first NCAA post-season game in school history.

Doors open at 4 p.m. and the selection show is set to begin at 5 p.m. on TBS.

Lipscomb will find itself in one of eight locations for the First and Second Rounds on the date(s) listed. The location will be announced with the pairing on Selection Sunday. The sites are: 

  • Dayton, OH (First Four) - March 13-14

  • Pittsburgh - March 15 & 17

  • Wichita - March 15 & 17

  • Dallas - March 15 & 17

  • Boise - March 15 & 17

  • Charlotte - March 16 & 18

  • Detroit - March 16 & 18

  • Nashville - March 16 & 18

  • San Diego - March 16 & 18

Tickets:

Lipscomb is allotted a limited number of tickets in our “Lipscomb section” that we can sell to our fans. Tickets for the First/Second Round games are sold by the NCAA as a ticket book. So the tickets purchased are good for all games on the two dates (15/17 or 16/18) that regional site will be hosting. Lipscomb Athletics will be selling these at the exact cost charged to them at $100 each.

Those interested in getting tickets to the NCAA Tournament game in which Lipscomb is participating, should call 615.966.4373 or email tickets@lipscomb.edu with number of tickets desired. Once athletics officials have ticket information from the NCAA, they will contact those who have expressed an interest in purchasing tickets.  

During the selection show watch party, fans in attendance will have the opportunity to meet and interact with Lipscomb’s basketball coaches, the team and its cheerleaders. Fans will also be able to enjoy free refreshments and giveaways while supplies last.

The selection show party is free and open to the public.

To learn more about Lipscomb Athletics visit http://lipscombsports.com.