A&M-Penn Ducats Disappearing Rapidly

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LEXINGTON – Remaining tickets for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament to be held Thursday and Saturday in Rupp Arena are selling quickly.

Texas A&M meets Penn in Lexington Thursday.

As of Sunday at 7 p.m., approximately 5,400 tickets, covering all six games in Lexington, were still available at a cost of $162 each. On Sunday night, tickets may be ordered only through the Internet at ukathletics.com or ticketmaster.com.

If any tickets remain on Monday morning, they may be purchased at ukathletics.com, ticketmaster.com, or by calling the University of Kentucky Ticket Office (800-928-2287), or by calling Rupp Arena (859-233-3535).

Public Invited to Open Practices on Wednesday: The public is invited to Rupp Arena on Wednesday as all eight teams will have open practice. Teams must use at least 30 minutes of their allotted practice time. Parking and admission to the arena are free on Wednesday. Here is the schedule, all times EDT:

Noon – 12:40 p.m. Game 1 lower seed

12:45 – 1:25 p.m. Game 2 lower seed

1:30 – 2:10 p.m. Game 1 higher seed

2:15 – 2:55 p.m. Game 2 higher seed

4:25 – 5:05 p.m. Game 3 higher seed

5:10 – 5:50 p.m. Game 4 higher seed

5:55 – 6:35 p.m. Game 3 lower seed

6:40 – 7:20 p.m. Game 4 lower seed

Game Times: The order of the games and tipoff times for Thursday’s games will be announced on Monday. Game times for Saturday will be decided late Thursday night.