The eight teams competing in the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena this week will conduct open 40-minute practices Wednesday.
Noon: Butler; 12:45 pm: Hampton; 1:30 pm: Texas Tech; 2:15 pm: Virginia; 4:25 pm: North Carolina; 5:10 pm: Southern Cal; 5:55 pm: Florida Gulf Coast/Fairleigh Dickinson winner; 6:40 pm: Providence.
Admission and parking are free for the practices at the PNC Arena.
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Limited tickets still are available for all three NCAA Tournament sessions.
All-session tickets are priced at $198 and $228, in the upper 300 level. Tickets for the first session Thursday are priced from $50 to $66, and the second session Thursday from $55 to $71.
North Carolina plays in the Thursday night second session.
Tickets for the third session Saturday are available from $65 to $76 and also are in the 300 level.
For additional ticket information, go to gopack.com.
NCAA Tournament in Raleigh
When: Thursday and Saturday
Thursday’s first round
▪ No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No. 9 Butler, 12:40 p.m., TruTV
▪ No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Hampton, 3:10 p.m., TruTV
▪ No. 1 UNC vs. No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson or Florida Gulf Coast, 7:20 p.m., TBS
▪ No. 8 USC vs. No. 9 Providence, 9:50 p.m., TBS