2018 NCAA Tournament tickets: Kentucky-Kansas State, Loyola-Nevada seats for Sweet 16, Elite 8
Kentucky will play Kansas State, and Loyola-Chicago will take on Nevada, in Atlanta in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 22. The winners of those two matchups will face off in the Elite Eight. Get tickets at TicketCity. Kentucky is a No. 5 seed and Kansas State is a No. 9 seed in the South Regional, while Loyola is a No. 11 seed and Nevada is a No. 7 seed.
Find information regarding the games and tickets below.
Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada: Buy tickets for Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada
Ticket information for the Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada matchups, as well as the Elite Eight game, can be found here. The cheapest seats are currently $230 for the whole weekend.
Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada: Game time, information for Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada
Date: March 22, 2018
Tip-off time: Loyola-Nevada at 7:07 p.m. ET, Kentucky-Kansas State at 9:37 p.m. ET.
Location: Philips Arena, Atlanta
Kentucky-Kansas State and Loyola-Nevada preview
The South Regional has been filled with upsets, leaving No. 5 seed Kentucky as the highest-ranked team in the region. The Wildcats will look to advance to the Elite Eight when they play No. 9 seed Kansas State.
Kentucky has made it to this point by beating No. 12 seed Davidson and No. 13 seed Buffalo. Buffalo was coming off a huge upset win over Arizona, but Kentucky then beat Buffalo by 20 points.
Kansas State has tournament wins over No. 8 seed Creighton and No. 16 seed UMBC, which was the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament history.
In the other matchup in the region, No. 11 seed Loyola is taking on No. 7 seed Nevada.
Loyola has two upset wins in the tournament — victories over No. 6 seed Miami and No. 3 seed Tennessee.
Nevada has wins over No. 10 seed Texas and No. 2 seed Cincinnati.