NCAA South Regional - Memphis News and Updates
3/24/14 - This year's surefire Cinderella team is No. 11 seeded Dayton, who squeezed by powerhouses Ohio State and Syracuse to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years. Their Thursday competition, No. 10 seeded Stanford, slayed Kansas on Sunday, using their strength and size to overwhelm Andrew Wiggins and company. No matter the victor, Thursday's match between Dayton and Stanford will certainly enter a surprise contestant in the Elite 8 on Saturday. Less surprising, the Florida Gators have officially made it to the round of 16 for a fourth consecutive year, while UCLA will enter their first Sweet 16 in over five years. The Bruins beat Tulsa and Stephen F. Austin by matching 17-point margins, but will they measure up to the top-seeded team in the nation? With the region's No. 2 (Kansas) and No. 3 (Syracuse) teams out by upset, South Regional tickets
in Memphis are the only ones to see a decrease in average price for All-Sessions tickets! Now you can get into all three games for a mere $81. Score Sweet 16 tickets (Session 1) for just $31, or buy Elite 8 tickets (Session 2) for an unbelievably low $29. You can't beat prices like that to find out which team will make it to the Final Four!
3/18/14 - Tennessee fans are definitely going to put the Madness in March with NCAA South Regional play, undoubtedly featuring some of the best teams in the nation! An All Sessions pass to get you in on both days of action (Thursday and Saturday) start at $154—that's $51 a game. Following Selection Sunday, the projected Sweet 16 contenders in Memphis will be No. 1 seed Florida, No. 3 seed Syracuse, No. 2 seed Kansas and No. 4 seed UCLA—with teams like these in contention, NCAA South tickets are a no brainer! Get Session 1 tickets for as low as $72 to see who make it! Will Kansas pull through even without Joel Embiid, and will Donovan's seniors (Florida) be able to reach the Elite Eight for the fourth time in a row? Get Session 2 tickets, starting at $81, to see which Southern team will advance to the Final Four in Dallas!
3/12/14 – Teams projected to play in the South Regional are less predictable than the other three regions. While the Florida Gators will likely get a No.1 seed and be placed in the South, the two, three, and four seeds are up for grabs. With 1483 NCAA Tournament tickets in Memphis still available, the cheapest seat is $152 (down 6% in the last month). Essentially, you’re paying about $50 a game to watch the best teams in the NCAA fight for a spot in the Final Four. Sweet 16 tickets at FedEx Forum are a minimum $67, down $17 in the last 28 days while Elite Eight tickets in the South are $76 at the cheapest.
2/14/14 - The City of Memphis, with the University of Memphis, have been selected to host the 2014 South Regional for the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games will be played March 27 and 29 at the FedEx Forum (capacity 18,119), also home to the Memphis Grizzlies. While the City of Memphis has never hosted a Final Four, the largest City in Tennessee hosted the first weekend in 2001 (different arena) and the Regional in 2009. Five years ago the regional round featured the Oklahoma Sooners, North Carolina Tar Heels (advanced to Final Four), Syracuse, and Gonzaga.
Who will play in the 2014 South Regional? All four participating teams – one (1) third round winner from Orlando, San Diego, Milwaukee, and St. Louis – will be finalized by Sunday, March 23. Forecasted teams, as of Feb 10, to be in the South Regional include: No.3 Florida and No.7 Kansas. Session 1 will feature two Sweet 16 games on Thursday, March 27; the winners of the first session will play in the Elite Eight on Saturday, March 29.
Memphis Session 1 tickets (includes two games) begin at $84 for a seat in the terrace level (213) and reach $648 for a view from the plaza level (115). Session 2 tickets to watch Elite 8 action (1 game) will cost you between $85 – $601 (section 110). Feeling confident that your team will advance or want to catch all three games? All-Session tickets are your best option for a deal on Memphis regional tickets. Memphis NCAA tournament all-session tickets start at $161 and will ensure you, you don’t miss your team’s one shining moment! In addition to Memphis, the other regionals will be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Madison Square Garden in New York City, and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.