NCAA East Regional - New York 2014 News and Updates
New York City is known as a basketball town, with two professional teams – New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets – playing within close proximity to the concrete jungle. The mecca of basketball will host the 2014 East Regional as part of the 77th Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship. St. John’s and the Big East Conference will cohost the event to be held at legendary Madison Square Garden, March 28 and 30. The World’s most famous arena, MSG, last hosted the NCAA Tournament in 1961. Expect March Madness at the Garden to reach 2011-2012 Linsanity heights as it is the first time in 53 years that the event has called NYC home!
Who will play in the East Regional? Both third round winners from Buffalo
, and one from San Antonio
, will advance to the Sweet 16 at Madison Square Garden. No.1 Syracuse is expected to play in the East Regional, and would be a huge draw for the NYC event due to proximity of the University. Session 1 of the East Regional will feature four teams, two games. New York City Sweet 16 tickets start at $283 (400 level), the most expensive of the four regional sites. The Sweet 16 winners will continue on their road to the Final Four, Sunday March 30 in the Elite 8 (Session 2). Session 2 tickets also begin at $283; the difference being you will see just one game in the final session of the East Regional. If you are looking for East Regional ticket deals, Razorgator has them! An All-Session ticket in NYC is currently available for $350 and it’s in the 200 level (corner), that is a $216 savings and a better seat location!