Free open practices to take place for First Four in Dayton

DAYTON — Fans can see the teams in the First Four practice this week out in public for free here in Dayton at the UD Arena.

>>Matchups announced for this year’s First Four in Dayton

The practice scheduled was announced back in February by the Big Hoopla, according to social media.

The dates and times are:

  • Monday, March 13- 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
    • Doors will open at 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 14- 12 p.m.- 3 p.m.
    • Doors will open at 11 a.m.

Admission and parking is free.

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The match-ups for this year’s First Four are:

  • No. 16 Texas A&M Corpus Christi vs No .16 Southeast Missouri State, 6:40 p.m. Tuesday
  • No. 11 Mississippi State vs No. 11 Pittsburgh, 9:10 p.m. Tuesday
  • No. 16 Texas Southern vs No. 11 Fairleigh Dickinson, 6:40 p.m. Wednesday
  • No. 11 Arizona State vs No. 11 Nevada, 9:10 p.m. Wednesday

The days and times of when the teams practice have not yet been announced.

This is a developing story and we will provide additional updates.

>>Tickets, parking remain available for First Four in Dayton

More information on purchasing First Four tickets can be found here.

Complete information can be found on The Big Hoopla’s website here.