NCAA announces open practice schedule at BMO Harris Bradley Center

Milwaukee -

The open practice times for all eight teams competing in the first round of the 2017 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the BMO Harris Bradley Center are set and will take place on the Center floor on Wednesday, March 15.  Practice sessions will run throughout the day from noon to 7:20 PM and are free and open to the public.  Doors open at 11 AM.

Each team will have 40 minutes to practice.

Noon - 12:40 PM   Winthrop

12:45 PM - 1:25 PM   Middle Tennessee State

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM   Butler

2:15 PM - 2:55 PM   Minnesota

4:25 PM - 5:05 PM   Purdue

5:10 PM - 5:50 PM   Iowa State

5:55 PM - 6:35 PM   Vermont

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM   Nevada

There is no ticket required to attend the open practice sessions and fans can come at any time.  Free parking is available in the Center structure.  Entrance will be at the Potawatomi and Northwestern Mutual gates off N Fourth Street.  Seating will be available on the 200 level, merchandise and concession stands will be open.

The tournament games played in Milwaukee are on Thursday, March 16 and Saturday, March 18. Thursday's Session I games will feature Butler vs. Winthrop at 12:30 PM, followed by Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee State at approximately 3:10 PM.  In Session II, Purdue will face off against Vermont at 6:27 PM, with Iowa State vs. Nevada at about 9:05 PM.  

Saturday game times will be announced following Thursday's NCAA games.

Limited tickets remain.  To purchase tickets for all-sessions or single-session tickets,  visit or call (800) 745-3000. 

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