NCAA Men’s Division II Elite 8 To Take Place

In Frisco March 23-26

(Frisco, Texas) February 24, 2016 ~ See some of the NCAA’s best basketball teams compete in Frisco during the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, better known as the “Elite Eight,”
March 23-26 at Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Ave. of the Stars. Come cheer on the eight regional championship teams from across the country as they play for the national title in Frisco!

The eight teams to compete in the “Elite Eight” will be determined March 16. This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship. The "Elite Eight" was first played on March 13, 14 and 15, 1957 at Roberts Stadium in Evansville, IN, as the NCAA College Division Championship.


The “Elite Eight” will tipoff with the national quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 23 at noon, 2:30 p.m.,
6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The national semifinals are Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The National Championship will be Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m.


Tickets are on sale now. Tournament passes are $33 each. Single day passes are $13 each. Group tickets are available. For tickets and more information, visit

About the Frisco CVB

Founded in 2003, the Frisco, Texas, Convention & Visitors Bureau has grown in tandem with the extensive growth of leisure travel, sports, and meeting facilities within the city. It’s our mission to generate a positive awareness of Frisco as a premiere destination for meetings, sporting events, conventions, trade shows, leisure travel, and to positively impact the economic base of the City of Frisco. Official accreditation recognizing excellence and achievement was awarded in 2009 by the industry organization Destination Marketing Association International. For more information, visit our website or call 877-GO-FRISCO.