NCAA 2nd-3rd Round - Raleigh 2014 News and Updates
North Carolina loves its College Basketball! The state has hosted the NCAA Basketball Tournament more than any other and the City of Raleigh will host for its 15th time in 2014. Three years ago Charlotte hosted the second and third rounds and the largest City in NC was selected to host again in 2015. PNC Arena
, one of eight NCAA second and third round sites in 2014, is home to the NC State Wolfpack
and Carolina Hurricanes
. This year will mark the fifteenth time NC State has hosted NCAA Tournament games, the last being in 2009. The Wolfpack’s history with hosting the Big Dance dates back to 1951; that year, NC State hosted and played in tournament games.
Teams participating in the Raleigh second and third rounds will be selected on Sunday, March 16. First Four
winners, advancing to the second round, will be known by Wednesday evening allowing enough time for teams to travel to their next site. On Friday, March 21, four games will be played at PNC Arena in two sessions - one in the afternoon and one at night. Raleigh single session tickets, that include two games, are available for Friday’s earlier session ($65 get-in) and Friday’s later session ($104 get-in) today! The four winners from the second round will advance to the third round on Sunday, March 23 at the same location (Session 3). Session 3 will also feature two games, with the winners advancing to the Sweet 16! Third round NCAA Tournament Session 3 tickets in Raleigh range from $118-$472. Interested in attending all 6 games in Raleigh? All-Session tickets are available from $284 and will get you into all second and third round games at PNC Arena.