Top Las Vegas entertainment on display throughout 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at T-Mobile Arena this week
Mar 11, 2019
Tournament returns for its third-straight year at T-Mobile Arena with
tickets available for all six sessions at Pac-12.com/tickets
LAS VEGAS – For the third-straight year the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by New York Life, returns to Las Vegas and T-Mobile Arena beginning Wednesday, March 13 and culminating with the championship game on Saturday, March 16. Over the tournament’s four days and six sessions, some of the top entertainment acts Las Vegas has to offer, including Mystère by Cirque du Soleil, will be on display for fans. Single-session tickets are available for as low as $29 per session) for the six-session, 11-game tournament at Pac-12.com/tickets.
Pac-12 Fan Plaza
Located in T-Mobile Arena’s Toshiba Plaza, the Pac-12 Fan Plaza will open at 10:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14, at 4 p.m. PT on Friday, March 14 and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, remaining open through each day’s final game. Pac-12 Fan Plaza will feature pep rallies from participating teams’ band and cheer squads roughly 70 minutes before each game, as well as:
Pac-12 Networks – For the second-straight year, Pac-12 Networks is taking its show on the road with live on-site pre, post and halftime analysis all day from the Pac-12 Fan Plaza for all four days of the tournament. Host Mike Yam will be joined by a rotating cast of analysts Casey Jacobsen, Richard Jefferson, Matt Muehlebach and Don MacLean. Fans will be invited to swing by the set 30 minutes prior to each day’s first game and throughout the day to
Pac-12 Networks Social Lounge – Fans will be invited to hang out and watch the live Pac-12 Networks shows, interact and engage with social media content around the tournament and enjoy giveaways and face painting opportunities.
Pac-12 Sponsor Activations – The Pac-12 will again welcome a host of participating sponsor activations including presenting sponsor New York Life’s “Donation Dash,” an augmented reality free-throw game for fans to score points for their favorite team and support the Boys & Girls Club of America with more points leading to a greater donation. Also in the Pac-12 Fan Plaza, GEICO will be on display with a pop-a-shot competition and swag giveaway opportunities along with the GEICO Gecko. Pac-12 founding sustainability partner, Unifi, will feature its REPREVE Mobile Tour displaying informational demonstrations of a circular economy along with Pac-12 Team Green swag giveaways.
2019 Pac-12 Hall of Honor Class
In addition to the top Las Vegas entertainment offerings, on Friday, March 15, the 2019 Pac-12 Hall of Honor class will be honored during a special halftime ceremony of the session’s first game. The 18th class is the second to feature legendary figures from an array of sports after the Pac-12 last season expanded the field to be inclusive of the broad-based athletics success across the Conference of Champions. The complete list of this year’s inductees is available at Pac-12.com.
15 Seconds of Fame
During game action of the 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, fans inside T-Mobile Arena can receive their epic Jumbotron moments from the event. To access, fans can download the free 15 Seconds of Fame app (for iOS and Android) to find out if they made it on the Jumbotron!
Broadcast Coverage & Entertainment Highlights
For full broadcast coverage information of the tournament as well as complete bracket information and schedule, visit Pac-12.com/MensTourney and for ticket information visit Pac-12.com/tickets. See below for entertainment highlights (subject to change):