The No. 13-seed Penn Quakers will play No.4-seed Boston College at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland,Ohio in the First Round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 17. Penn will play in the second game of the day at approximately 3 p.m. Tickets for the NCAA First & Second Round games can be ordered through the Penn Athletics Ticket Office.
Tickets sales for student season ticket holders that participated in The Line, adult season ticket holders and Above the Rim donors ONLY will begin Sunday, March 13th at 8 p.m. For these special groups the ticket office will be open as follows:
Sunday, March 13th 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. (Phone and Fax Orders)
Monday, March 14th 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Phone, Fax and In-Person Orders)
All other fans interested in purchasing NCAA tickets can fax an application on Monday, March 14th beginning at 8 a.m. Individuals receiving tickets to the first round games will be notified by email or phone beginning Monday evening at 9 p.m.
Tickets will cost $55 for each round. Each ticket permits entry for one session of basketball which includes the Penn game and another First Round game. The Second Round cost will be refunded if the Quakers do not advance. For this reason, tickets must be purchased by VISA or MasterCard only.
Tickets will be left at the “Penn Will Call” table at the arena on game day. Tickets are non-transferable. Only the purchaser of these tickets may pick them up. A photo ID will be required to receive your tickets.
Please take note! Teams participating in the NCAA Tournament receive a very limited number of tickets and unfortunately this number does not always allow us to accommodate all our fan requests. If the number of tickets requested by student season ticket holders that participated in The Line, adult season ticket holders and Above the Rim donors exceed our allotment, a lottery will be put into place. Also, we may be required to limit the number of tickets that each individual is able to receive. Individuals receiving tickets to the first round games will be notified by email or phone beginning Monday eveningat 9 p.m.
To place your order for tickets choose one of the following options:
1. To download a PDF version of the NCAA Ticket Application, click here:
2005 NCAA Men’s Basketball First & Second Rounds Ticket Application
and fax the Application to:215-573-2161
2. Call the Penn Ticket Office: 215-898-6151
3. Order tickets in person at the Penn Athletic Ticket Office, 235 S. 33rd Street
4. Fortravel information please contact:
Darlene Hamilton/American Express Travel: 800-230-2796
5. For hotel information please contact:
Bob Zeiman/Clarion Hotel: 216-750-0814