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Tickets for the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Elite Eight to go on sale Friday

Tickets for the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Elite Eight will go on sale at 10 a.m. (CT) on Friday, Jan. 12. The Sioux Falls Sports Authority, in conjunction with the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, will host the first ever joint men’s and women’s Elite Eight at the Sanford Pentagon March 19-24.

The Women’s Elite Eight will tip-off on Monday, March 19 and the men’s championship will get underway on Tuesday, March 20. The Elite Eight schedule is as follows:

Women’s Elite Eight

Monday, March 19

Quarterfinals – 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21

Semifinals (Live on CBS Sports Network) - 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23

National Championship (Live on CBS Sports Network) – Time TBD

Men’s Elite Eight

Tuesday, March 20

Quarterfinals – 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 22

Semifinals (Live on CBS Sports Network) – 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 24

National Championship (Live on CBS) – Time TBD

“We are extremely excited for the opportunity to host the first joint men’s and women’s Elite Eight in NCAA Division II history with the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference,” Bryan Miller, Executive Director of the Sioux Falls Sports Authority said. “We look forward to showcasing 16 outstanding teams to the community and creating a memorable event for all involved.”

All-session passes are available for $45 and can be purchased at the Sanford Pentagon Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com, any Ticketmaster outlet or by calling 800-745-3000. Single session and group discounts are also available. All tickets will be general admission. For information on suites for the championship, contact the Sioux Falls Sports Authority at 605-274-2041.

Sioux Falls Sports Authority

The Sioux Falls Sports Authority was formed in 2006 by community leaders to recruit major sporting events to the Sioux Falls area. The organization has hosted the Summit League Basketball Championships since 2009, the Sioux Falls Marathon since 2010 and multiple NCAA Championships, including the 2016 Division I Women’s Basketball Regional. For more information, visit www.sfsportsauthority.org.

About the NSIC

The NSIC is a 16-team, 18-sport, NCAA Division II conference with teams located in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. The mission of the NSIC is to promote, conduct and regulate competitive sports programs which will assist student-athletes in their successful athletic, academic and person development.