Welcome to Tulsa!
That's the greeting for college basketball fans taking in the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Tournament at BOK Center March 17 and 19.
Use this story as a guide to help you navigate the basketball and entertainment scene downtown.
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FIRST ROUND - FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Free Shuttle - There is a Blue Line (Friday and Sunday) and a Red Line (Friday only) that run from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. The Blue Line picks up and drops off at two locations in downtown. The Red Line has one stop - 16th and Quincy Ave. VIEW THE SHUTTLE ROUTE MAP HERE.
Downtown Parking - There are more than 15 parking garages downtown, many within a few blocks of BOK Center. Scroll further down the page for the garage locations and link to information.
Schedule of games - Session 1 begins at 11:40 a.m. Session 2 begins at 5:50 p.m.
- Baylor vs NMSU - 11:40 a.m.
- SMU vs Providence/USC - 2:10 p.m. approximately
- Kansas vs NCCU/UC Davis - 5:50 p.m.
- Miami vs Michigan St. - 8:20 p.m. approximately
Ticket Prices - Expect to pay between $150 and $300 for one ticket. One ticket is good for the entire session. VIEW SEATING CHART AND SESSION PRICES HERE.
SECOND ROUND - SUNDAY, MARCH 19
- Game 1 - Michigan State vs. Kansas - 4:15 p.m.
- Game 2 - USC vs. Baylor - 6:45 p.m.
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