March Madness West Regional Basketball at LA's Staples Center
The NCAA’s Division I basketball tournament is one of the most compelling events in college sports. The excitement and drama that comes with a 68 team single elimination bracket is tough to beat. And while the Cinderella stories and unpredictable upsets of the early rounds are entertaining, the real tournament starts with the regional rounds.
The regional semifinals and finals occur when their are 16 teams left in the tournament. The West Regional games will take place on March 26th and 28th at Los Angeles’s Staples Center.
2014 West Regional
Last year’s West Regional produced some great matches and its last game pitted #1 seeded Arizona against #2 seeded Wisconsin in a classic game that ended in a one point overtime victory by the Badgers! Though the teams aren’t penciled in yet, you can expect more great games from this year’s West Regional.
Ticket Option for Every Level of Fan
You can get tickets for the West Regionals at the Staples Center website. Tickets range from around $450 to $2000 depending on section and location of the seats. Tickets are available not only by location but also by how much of the tournament you want to attend.Different options are available if you want to attend one or two games or the entire regional.
About the Staples Center
The Staples Center is having a big 2015, it just hosted the Academy Awards and will be hosting the NCAA basketball tournament regionals at the end of March. The venue is certainly no stranger to basketball and is home to both of the NBA’s Los Angeles franchises, the Clippers and the Lakers. It is also home court to the LA Sparks of the WNBA and home ice to the NHL’s Kings. The Staples Center most recently hosted an NCAA college basketball event in 2012 with the Pac-12 conference’s men’s basketball tournament.
The Staples Center has a capacity of 19,060 for basketball games and slightly more for other events. It was first constructed in 1999.
Where: The Staples Center in Los Angeles
When: March 26th and 28th
Tickets: Prices range from $450-$2,000. Purchase here.
WHERE TO STAY
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