PrimeSport Announces The NCAA Experience® Fan Hospitality Hosts for First and Second Rounds of 2016 NCAA® Men’s Basketball Championship

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PrimeSport, the Official Ticket and Hospitality Provider of the NCAA, announced celebrity player and coach appearances for The NCAA Experience first and second round NCAA Tournament locations. Players and coaches will be available for meet and greets with fans at PrimeSport Fan Hospitality events.

Fan Hospitality will feature light hors d'oeuvres, cash bars, entertainment and more. Players Rick Barry, Kenny Battle, Acie Earl, Craig Ehlo, Phil Ford, Tim Legler, and Eric Murdock, and former coach Billy Tubbs will host Fan Hospitality parties in first and second round cities. Available ticket, travel and hospitality packages for the NCAA Tournament are now on sale at

The schedule for former player and coach appearances is as follows:

First Four®
Brad Sellers
Wisconsin and Ohio State

1st/2nd Rounds – Raleigh
Phil Ford
North Carolina

1st/2nd Rounds – Providence
Eric Murdock

1st/2nd Rounds – Des Moines
Acie Earl

1st/2nd Rounds – Denver
Rick Barry
Miami (Florida)

1st/2nd Rounds – Spokane
Craig Ehlo
Washington State

1st/2nd Rounds – St. Louis
Kenny Battle
Northern Illinois and Illinois

1st/2nd Rounds – Oklahoma City
Billy Tubbs

1st/2nd Rounds – Brooklyn
Tim Legler
La Salle
*Celebrity hosts are subject to change.

PrimeSport will offer premium tickets and hospitality packages for every round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, including the Final Four®.

About PrimeSport:
PrimeSport is the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events, offering tickets, travel, hospitality, and VIP experiences for corporations, professional sports teams and fans. PrimeSport's extensive experience in sports travel, hospitality and ticketing has allowed the company to form long-term, official partnerships with some of the largest sporting events and organizations in the country. As a result, PrimeSport can provide more exclusive access to more events than any other company in the industry. Official partnerships include select NCAA Championships®, including the NCAA® Men's Basketball Championship and Men’s Final Four®, Men's College World Series®, Division I Wrestling Championships, Women's College World Series®, Women's Final Four®, Women's Volleyball Championship and Men's Frozen Four®, NHL, 20 NFL teams, 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Alamo Bowl, Orange Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Poinsettia Bowl, Chick-fil-A Bowl, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, AdvoCare Texas Kickoff, State Farm Champions Classic, Jimmy V Classic, 2K Classic, Gotham Classic, Legends Classic, Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Feld Motor Sports, more than 40 major NCAA Division I universities, 19 NASCAR speedways and more. PrimeSport is a privately-held company, headquartered in Atlanta. For more information, visit or call (800)591-9198.

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