Oct. 14, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Tickets for the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Second and Third Rounds hosted by The Ohio State University and slated for March 16 and 18 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Approximately 3,400 tickets are available to the general public including some lower-level seats. All-session tickets will be available by going online at or by phone at 877-NCAA-TIX.

The 2012 championship begins with the First Four, four first-round games taking place in Dayton March 13 and 14. Second- and third-round action takes place in Albuquerque, Louisville, Pittsburgh and Portland March 15 and 17; while Columbus, Greensboro, Nashville and Omaha will host second- and third-round games March 16 and 18.