DAYTON — UPDATE @ 2:50 p.m. (March 5):
The Atlantic 10 Conference has made more tickets available for purchase for next Sunday’s men’s basketball tournament final at the University of Dayton Arena.
“Due to recent changes in the Ohio Department of Health’s COVID-19 guidance, and with the approval of the Atlantic 10, we have been able to further expand capacity,” a UD athletics spokesperson said in a media release Friday.
The additional tickets available went on sale Friday afternoon with some still available as of 3 p.m. mostly in the 400 sections of the area. Tickets are $40 each and must be purchased in complete pods of either two or four.
The remaining tickets in the lower bowl of UD Arena will be distributed to the schools that make the tournament championship game on March 14.
The A-10 final will air on WHIO-TV March 14 at 1 p.m.
FIRST REPORT (March 3):
Fans looking to catch the Atlantic 10 Championship game at the University of Dayton Arena next Sunday will have a limited opportunity to secure tickets to the game.
A UD athletics spokesperson said a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase to the general public for the March 14 game. Tickets are $40 and are in the 300 and 400 sections of the arena.
Tickets are available now and went on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster here.
The majority of tickets available for the game will be only made available to the schools that make it to the championship game, the spokesperson said.
Fans looking to purchase the upper level tickets will be required to buy them in either pods of two seats or four seats.
The Atlantic 10 tournament begins tonight with the first four rounds in Richmond, Virginia. Games will be split between the University of Richmond’s Robins Center and Virginia Commonwealth’s Siegel Center.
The tournament will be played through the semifinals in Richmond, played on March 6, before a week off. The championship game will then be played at UD Arena March 14 at 1 p.m. and will air on WHIO-TV.
The Dayton Flyers start the tournament Thursday as the seventh seed playing the tenth seeded Rhode Island Rams at 3:30 p.m. The winner of Thursday’s game plays the second seeded VCU Rams.