Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament to feature top Las Vegas entertainment
Las Vegas, Nev. – This week’s Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will feature some of Las Vegas’ top entertainment acts, the Conference announced today. Included in the line-up are some of the most iconic performers from Las Vegas shows, including Blue Man Group, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, Human Nature, and Terry Fator.
For the Championship game on Saturday, Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil will perform the national anthem and the acclaimed dance crew Jabbawockeez will entertain fans at halftime.
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be played this Wednesday – Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the second year. Last year, Oregon captured the Pac-12 title in the most exciting tournament in the country. Over 11 games in four days, fans were treated to three overtime games, five games decided by three points or less, and nine games determined by single digits.
Tickets to this year’s tournament are in high demand. Sessions 3 and 5 are sold out as of Tuesday and limited tickets to the remaining sessions are still available at pac-12.com/tickets.
A major benefit to playing the tournament in Las Vegas is access to first-rate entertainment. Throughout the tournament sessions, many of the most popular and acclaimed Las Vegas entertainment acts are scheduled to perform national anthems and halftime acts.
Entertainment highlights include (subject to change):
Wednesday, March 12
Game 1 (Noon PT): Carrie St. Louis of Rock of Ages (National Anthem) and Million Dollar Quartet (Halftime)
Game 2 (2:30 p.m. PT): Kat from The Voice (Halftime)
Game 3 (6:00 p.m. PT): Terry Fator (National Anthem) and Peter Rabbit Drums (Halftime)
Game 4 (8:30 p.m. PT): Human Nature (Halftime)
Thursday, March 13
Game 5 (Noon PT): Graham Fenton of Jersey Boys (National Anthem) and Agassi Prep Drumline (Halftime)
Game 6 (2:30 p.m. PT): Australian Bee Gees (Halftime)
Game 7 (6 p.m. PT): Blue Man Group (National Anthem) and Ray from The Voice (Halftime)
Game 8 (8:30 p.m. PT): Matthew from The Voice (Halftime)
Friday, March 14 (Semifinals)
Game 9 (6 p.m. PT): Jaime Lynch of Fantasy (National Anthem) and Olga Pikhienko (Halftime)
Game 10 (8:30 p.m. PT): Pac-12 Hall of Honor Inductees (Halftime)
Saturday, March 15 (Championship)
Game 11 (3 p.m. PT): Zarkana (National Anthem) and Jabbawockeez (Halftime)
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