2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center

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by nycgo.com staff, 05/25/2015

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March 18 and 20, 2016, Brooklyn's Barclays Center will host first- and second-round games in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The tournament's early rounds have produced some of the greatest upsets and most memorable moments in the history of American sports, and the games in Brooklyn are sure to be exciting.

On March 17 Barclays Center will host an open practice. Admission is free, and the event runs from noon until 8pm. The schedule is as follows (each team practices for 40 minutes):

Noon: UNC Asheville
12:45pm: Temple
1:30pm: Villanova
2:15pm: Iowa
4:25pm: West Virginia
5:10pm: Notre Dame
5:55pm: Stephen F. Austin
6:40pm: Michigan

Here's the schedule for first-round games on March 18:

(2) Villanova vs. (15) UNC Asheville, 12:40pm
(7) Iowa vs. (10) Temple, 3:10pm

(3) West Virginia vs. (14) Stephen F. Austin, 7:10pm
(6) Notre Dame vs. (11) Michigan, 9:40pm

Winners from March 18 will play in second-round games on March 20, with matchups and times to be announced.

Planning to be in town to cheer on your school? Check out the links below for tips about where to stay and what to see and do all around New York City. And for more information about the tournament games, visit ncaa.org.

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    Barclays Center
    620 Atlantic Ave.
    Brooklyn – Prospect Heights
    NY 11217

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