Final Four fast break: Ticket prices, what to see, what to do
04/05/2014 9:05 PM
11/12/2014 4:34 PM
Fan of the day
Resides: Storrs, Conn.
Rooting interest: University of Connecticut. 24-year-old law student.
Final Fours: First.
Ticket connection? “I got them through the school for $40, but airfares and hotels were pretty expensive. Some people took the bus, though.”
For students who didn’t fly, UConn had a bus leave at 6 a.m. Friday morning that arrived in the area 28 hours later, at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Final Four thoughts: “First of all, I’m a huge Dallas Cowboys fan so I was definitely coming once they won. I’m just excited and can’t wait to see the Final Four. I think we’ve superseded a lot of peoples’ expectations, but we’re here.”
1986 look back
LSU and Kansas were the losers in the semifinal round. For LSU, it marked a successful season as the Tigers made an improbable run to the Final Four as a No. 11 seed. For Kansas, it was a disappointing end as the Jayhawks were a No. 1 seed and eyeing their first national championship since 1952.
Championship tickets range Saturday afternoon on StubHub.
Championship parking passes Saturday afternoon on StubHub.
Sunday-Monday• Bracket Town: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas. $5 for children, $10 for adults. Scheduled: Noon-8 p.m. Sunday; Noon-7 p.m. Monday.
Sunday• Final Four Dribble: Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at Dallas City Hall. The Dribble begins at 11:30 a.m. Free 18-under. Children will dribble a basketball through downtown Dallas, from City Hall to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
• March Madness Music Festival, Reunion Park: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band headlining, 2-10:30 p.m.
Monday• National Championship Game: 8 p.m., AT&T Stadium
Good for travel on DART, The T, TRE and Denton County Transit Authority. Take the TRE to the CentrePort Station and take bus shuttles to AT&T Stadium on Monday. One-day pass, $10. Tickets: DART.org/FinalFour or via the GoPass app.
— Drew Davison
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