1. Get your hands on some great seats
An additional block of all-session tickets has been made available for the general public. The purchasing opportunity is available at SprintCenter.com while supplies last. Upper-level tickets are $195 and lower-level are $330, with a maximum purchase of four all-session tickets per person.
2. Be a part of the game day atmosphere
The official fan fest, Big 12 GameDay presented by Phillips 66, will be located just outside Sprint Center on Grand Boulevard. The free, interactive experience will feature basketball challenges, music, mascots, autograph opportunities and promotional giveaways from the conference’s corporate partners. Go to VisitKC.com/Big12Basketball for a schedule.
3. Mix and mingle with other basketball fans
Just across the street from the Championship action at Sprint Center is the Kansas City Power & Light District—eight blocks of restaurants, nightclubs and entertainment venues. All week long, basketball fans can enjoy free live entertainment during the district’s Miller Lite Basketball Fan Fest. Cheer on your favorite teams at pep rallies inside KC Live!—the heated, open-air venue inside the district. Go to powerandlightdistrict.com for a complete list of live entertainment.
4. Take your spirit to the streets
Kansas City’s Inaugural Big 12 5K Fun Run & Family Stroll will take place on Saturday, March 16. Set in the heart of Big 12 Country, the 5K course will wind around downtown Kansas City through the Power & Light District. The overall male and female winners will receive $1,000 in free gas from Phillips 66 and be recognized at Championship final. More info at kcbig12run.com.
5. Test your skills at a hoops hall of fame
Rev up your basketball weekend at The College Basketball Experience. Named one of the nation’s top five interactive museums by Wired magazine, this hands-on facility recreates the intensity of a college basketball game—from foul-line hecklers to last-second buzzer beaters. Show your Big 12 ticket to save $2 on admission. For a schedule of extended March hours, go to collegebasketballexperience.com.