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March Madness Sweet 16 ticket prices: How much does it cost to attend Alabama vs. San Diego State?

Matt Bradley, San Diego State Aztecs, March Madness, NCAA Tournament (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)
Matt Bradley, San Diego State Aztecs, March Madness, NCAA Tournament (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images) /

How much does it cost to attend Friday’s NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 matchup between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the San Diego State Aztecs?

Day two of two of NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 action is set to take place this Friday evening, and set to lead things off are the SEC champion Alabama Crimson Tide and the Mountain West champion San Diego State Aztecs.

Tip-off between the South region’s No. 1 seed and No. 5 seed is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET, with live coverage set to be provided by TBS.

This game is the first of three games scheduled to take place at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend, with the second scheduled to take place later this evening between the No. 6 seed Creighton Bluejays and the No. 15 seed Princeton Tigers.

The third game is an Elite 8 game scheduled to take place on Sunday between the winners of these two Sweet 16 games, with the winner of that one punching their ticket to the Final 4 in Houston.

Alabama vs. San Diego State NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ticket prices

Fans who would like to attend this Sweet 16 matchup — and actually have somewhat of a good view of the action — will need to be willing to dig deep into their wallets.

At Ticketmaster, the nosebleed seats for Friday night’s opening game are currently going for between $70 and $99 each. Upper-level seats with a better view of the court are still going for as high as $595, and court-level seats cost as much as $1,800.

Sellouts are expected for all three games at the KFC Yum! Center this weekend, along with Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games at every other venue around the country. The seating capacity of the KFC Yum! Center is 22,090.

The venue, which hosts Louisville Cardinals home games, is one of the premier venues in college sports. It is the largest arena in the United States (by seating capacity) designed primarily for basketball, and it is the second largest used for college basketball, ranking only behind Syracuse’s JMA Wireless Dome.

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