San Diego, California - San Diego State University has announced that a limited number of pool tickets returned from participating teams will be made available for second-round NCAA men’s basketball tournament games at Viejas Arena, scheduled for Friday, March 21.

Tickets will go on sale through internet purchase only at ( or the website (, starting Thursday, March 21, at 8 a.m. PT.

Friday’s competition is divided into two sessions, with session one consisting of the Arizona-Weber State and Gonzaga-Oklahoma State games, while session two features the VCU-Stephen F. Austin and UCLA-Tulsa matchups.

Individual session one tickets cost $80 each, while session two tickets run for $85 apiece, and customers are limited to eight tickets for each session. All-session passes for Friday’s third round are no longer available. Upon purchase, patrons should print the tickets from their computer as the SDSU Athletic Ticket Office is not accepting will call for NCAA events.

Ticket availability for Sunday’s third-round games will be announced on Saturday, March 22.

In addition, all eight teams participating in San Diego for the second round of the NCAA tournament will hold open practice sessions inside Viejas Arena on Thursday, beginning at noon PT. The public is welcome to attend these practices, which run until 7:20 p.m., and admission is free.

NCAA Tournament

Viejas Arena Practice Schedule

Thursday, March 20

  • Noon-12:40 p.m. – Weber State
  • 12:45-1:25 p.m. – Oklahoma State
  • 1:30-2:10 p.m. – Arizona
  • 2:15-2:55 p.m. – Gonzaga
  • 4:25-5:05 p.m. – VCU
  • 5:10-5:50 p.m. – UCLA
  • 5:55-6:35 p.m. – Stephen F. Austin
  • 6:40-7:20 p.m. – Tulsa