Pac-12 Basketball Tournament: A Primer for ASU Fans

On March 13-16, the excitement of college basketball comes to Sin City. The inaugural Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas will take drama of crowing a conference champion to a new level.

ASU fans will want to be on hand at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for all of the action!

The Pac-12 Tournament will be the first time the MGM Grand Garden Arena has hosted basketball. The facility is world-famous as the site of top prizefights, and regularly hosts concerts, awards shows and other corporate events. It is expected to hold 14,000 to 15,000 fans for hoops.

The Pac-12 Tournament will be the fourth conference basketball tournament in Las Vegas, along with the Mountain West, Western Athletic Conference and West Coast Conference.

“For hardcore basketball fans, this is going to be like Disneyland,” said Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. “I can see this taking us to the next level as a conference with national exposure.”

All of the tournament games will be televised nationally on ESPN, FOX and the Pac-12 Network.

Approximate session times (PST) at the MGM Grand are as follows:

Wednesday, March 13

Session No. 1:
Game 1 – 12:00 noon
Game 2 – 2:30 pm

Session No. 2:
Game 3 – 6:00 pm
Game 4 – 8:30 pm

Thursday, March 14

Session No. 3:
Game 5 – 12:00 noon
Game 6 – 2:30 pm

Session No. 4:
Game 7 – 6:00 pm
Game 8 – 8:30 pm

Friday, March 15 (Semifinals)

Session No. 5:
Game 9 – 6:00 pm
Game 10 – 8:30 pm

Saturday, March 16 (Championship)

Session No. 6:
Game 11 – 8:00 pm

For session tickets, please visit the Pac-12 website.

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