March 16, 2007
Irvine, Calif. - Ticket applications for the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball first/second-round sessions in Anaheim will be made available to the general public on Monday, March 19. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at the Honda Center Box Office. The tournament, hosted by the Big West Conference, will be held March 20 and 22, 2008, at Honda Center. Anaheim will be the site for eight of 64 teams in the first/second-round sessions, advancing two teams to the NCAA Sweet 16.
To secure a ticket application, fans can visit Honda Center's website at www.hondacenter.com/ncaa and download an application or pick one up at the Honda Center Box Office. Applications at the box office and on Honda Center's website will be available beginning at 10 a.m. (PDT) on Monday. Applications can be returned via mail or in person at the Honda Center Box Office. Mail Orders must be postmarked or turned into the Box Office by May 1, 2007 to be eligible for a random drawing should the number of requests received exceed the number of seats available. There is a limit of eight tickets per order.
Tickets for the event, which include the first and second rounds (six games), are \$153 plus applicable service charge. Game times for the 2008 Men's Basketball first/second-round sessions will be announced the week of the tournament.
This is the fourth time that the Big West Conference and Honda Center are partnering to host a NCAA Division I Men's Basketball event. The two organizations have previously teamed up to host the 1998 Men's Basketball West Regional, 2001 Men's Basketball West Regional and the 2003 Men's Basketball West Regional.
For more information please call the Honda Center Box Office at 714-704-2500 or visit www.hondacenter.com/ncaa.