• Preseason Tournaments Highlight Start of 2012-13 College Basketball Season

    Preseason Tournaments Highlight Start of 2012-13 College Basketball Season

    Oct 25, 2012 9:33 AM by Amy

    NCAA Basketball

    Just as March Madness brings to a close another season of college basketball, November’s wealth of preseason tournaments helps to signal the start of a fresh year. Complete with more than a few preseason top-25 teams like Indiana (No. 1), Ohio State (No. 4), Michigan (No. 5), and Kansas (No. 7), the tournaments boast notable venues as well, including final-round games scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Sprint Center, and Orleans Arena.

    Vivid Seats is stocked with 2012-13 NCAA basketball tickets for many of the events such as the 2K Sports Classic, CBE Classic, and Maui Invitational, so check out the list below to see where your favorite squad is headed and secure yourself a seat today!

    *Bold denotes teams ranked in top 25 of first USA Today Coaches Poll

    2012 2K Sports Classic Tickets
    Madison Square Garden, New York, NY | Dates: Nov. 15-16
    Teams: Alabama, Purdue, Villanova, Oregon State, Hofstra, Niagara, Bucknell, South Dakota State

    2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Tickets
    Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY | Dates: Nov. 16-17
    Teams: Florida State, Notre Dame, BYU, St. Joe's

    2012 Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tickets
    Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT | Dates: Nov. 16-18
    Teams: Ohio State, Seton Hall, Washington, Rhode Island, Norfolk State, Albany, UMKC, Loyola (Md.)

    2012 CBE Classic Tickets
    Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO | Dates: Nov. 19-20
    Teams: Kansas, Saint Louis, Texas A&M, Washington State

    2012 Legends Classic Tickets
    Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY | Dates: Nov. 19-20
    Teams: Indiana, UCLA, Georgetown, Georgia, Duquesne, North Dakota State, James Madison, Liberty, UC Irvine, Sam Houston

    2012 Maui Invitational Tickets
    Lahaina Civic Center, Lahaina, HI | Dates: Nov. 19-21
    Teams: North Carolina, Texas, Butler, Illinois, Marquette, Mississippi State, USC, Chaminade

    2012 Preseason NIT Tickets
    Madison Square Garden, New York, NY | Dates: Nov. 21, 23
    Teams: Michigan, Pittsburgh, Kansas State, Virginia, Fordham, Bowling Green, Delaware, Fairfield, Cleveland State, Lamar, Robert Morris, North Texas

    2012 Las Vegas Invitational Tickets
    Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV | Dates: Nov. 23-24
    Teams: Creighton, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Arizona State, FAMU, Longwood, Presbyterian, Cornell