AAC tourney tickets are on sale now
Helping the Huskies' cause will be the fact that the AAC tourney will be held at the XL Center in Hartford for the second time in three years. Tickets for the event are now available to the general public.
Here's the press release sent out by the league:
The championship will return to the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., . All 11 American Athletic Conference teams will compete for the league title. The teams that comprise the American Athletic Conference have a combined six NCAA titles, made 22 Final Four appearances, 67 Sweet Sixteen appearances and 179 NCAA tournament appearances.
The 2017 championship will begin with three first-round games . Four quarterfinal doubleheaders will be played , followed by a semifinal doubleheader . The championship will take place , just prior to the announcement of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field. The ESPN Networks will provide television and digital coverage of the tournament.
Ticket packages made available to the general public on Dec. 9 include lower-level and premium seats. Packages cover all 10 games of the championship, and are priced as low as $199. Tickets are available online at www.xlcenter.com, in person at the XL Center box office, or by telephone at 877-522-8499. Tickets are also available from The American’s member institutions through the schools’ athletics ticket offices..
Fans may visit www.TheAmerican.org/MBB
The XL Center is Connecticut’s premier destination for sports & entertainment. The 16,000-plus seat downtown arena entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others.
- First Round (all times Eastern)