March Madness is coming to Columbia in 2019 – here’s what you need to know

Get excited, basketball fans! The first and second round of the men’s 2019 NCAA basketball tournament is coming to Columbia and Colonial Life Arena.

March Madness in Columbia in 2019
For the first time since 1970, the capital city will host the men’s college basketball tournament. Get psyched for buzzer-beaters, clutch shots, and Cinderella stories coming to Colonial Life Arena in March 2019.

“For the first time since 1970, the capital city will host the men’s college basketball tournament,” the Experience Columbia website said. “Get psyched for buzzer-beaters, clutch shots, and Cinderella stories coming to Colonial Life Arena in March 2019.”

Times for events are set, with open practices beginning at 11 a.m. The team practice schedule will be announced following Selection Sunday on March 17, 2019.

Tickets are on sale NOW  – for more information, click here.

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