University Of Memphis To Host NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Championship South Regional

FROM MEMPHIS COVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU - The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship South Regional will be March 24 & 26, 2017 at FedExForum hosted by the University of Memphis. 

The Sweet 16 games are set for Friday, March 24th, with the Elite 8 taking place on Sunday, March 26th. Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the day-off by exploring the city, and can visit MemphisTravel.com for a fan guide with suggested itinerary.

“The sports market is a large driver for the Memphis tourism economy,” said Malvin Gipson, Executive Director of the Memphis Sports Council. “Memphis was named ‘Best NBA Destinatio n’ by USA Today 10Best, and we hope NCAA visitors experience the same Memphis spirit.”

“We’re lucky to have one of the premier sports and entertainments venues in the country right here in Memphis at FedExForum,” said Kevin Kane, President & CEO of the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We value the dollars the sports market brings to Memphis, and hope that hosting this tournament leads way to hosting more large sporting events in the future.”

The championship offers multiple ticket options, including special fan experiences. Fans can purchase the NCAA Experience Official Ticket through Prime Sport, the official ticket and hospitality provider of the NCAA. General tickets can be purchased and sold through the NCAA Ticket Exchange -- a safe and 100% guaranteed online environment.


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