2006 NCAA Men's BB Regional Tickets On Sale Soon

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship returns to Minneapolis in 2006 when the University of Minnesota will host the Minneapolis Regional on Friday, March 24 and Sunday, March 26 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.

Four teams will compete in the regional to determine one of the spots in the 2006 Final Four.

Public ticket sale for the three-game regional will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning with tickets priced at $130 and $90 each. All ticket orders will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and can be ordered by calling the Gopher Ticket Office at (612) 624-8080 or 1-800-U-Gopher.

Ticket ordering options will also be available at www.gophersports.com for any fans wanting to order tickets by mail or on-line. Mail order tickets must be accompanied by a ticket order application that is available for download on gophersports.com. All tickets sold, with the exception of those in person at the Mariucci Arena ticket windows, will be assessed a $8 per ticket handling charge. The Gopher Ticket Office is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Payment for tickets may be made by check, money order, MasterCard, Visa or Discover. Tickets will be mailed around Feb. 1, 2006, and all fans attending the regional regardless of age must have a ticket. If the University of Minnesota is a participating team in the 2006 NCAA Championship, per NCAA policy the Gophers will not be bracketed to play in the Minneapolis Regional.

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