Last year, Kansas City held the most collegiate basketball games in the United States at 57 games in 17 days. Rabid basketball fans descended on KC’s Power and Light District, completing 33,132 Streetcar rides in just two days (March 23-24, 2017). In preparation for the madness and #FanFestKC2018, Visit KC posted, “Where to Eat During NCAA Regionals in KC.” In addition, the College Basketball Experience will be open every day during the month of March.
Next up, the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will be held at the Sprint Center March 7th-10th. Nine games will be played but this basketball party also includes live entertainment, pep rallies, and the Big 12 Run. Visit KC is hosting a Big 12 Championship Giveaway and they have all the info on these championship festivities, here.
From March 14th-20th, approximately 40,000 fans will turn out to Municipal Auditorium for the 81st Annual NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship. Tickets starting at $20 are still available for this 31-game competition. Special events include a Meet the Players event at Children's Mercy Park on the 13th, St. Patrick’s Family Fun Day on the 17th, and KC Star $5 Night on March 20th.
Lastly, the Sprint Center will host the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Regional. Four of the country’s top Women’s Basketball teams will compete for a chance to go to the championship in Columbus, Ohio. More info and tickets can be found, here