KU To Open Allen Fieldhouse For National Championship Game

By: University of Kansas Email
By: University of Kansas Email

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April 2, 2012

University of Kansas men's basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch KU's 2012 National Championship game on the video board at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas Athletics officials announced.

The north, south and east entrances of Allen Fieldhouse will be open starting at 7 p.m. for the No.-2 seeded Jayhawks' Monday night's contest vs. No.-1 seeded Kentucky (37-2). Members of the KU pep band, spirit squad and the mascots will be on hand.

Tip will be approximately 8:23 p.m. (Central) from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. KU will be the designated visiting team and wear blue uniforms in the title game.

The Fieldhouse will close immediately following the game.

Admission is free and parking lots will be available at no charge. The parking garage adjacent to Allen Fieldhouse is pay by the hour. The KUstore.com and the Booth Family Hall of Athletics on the lower concourse will be open, while concession stands on the first and second levels will be available.

Kansas (32-6) will be appearing in its ninth national title game in school history, the second in the Bill Self era and first since its 2008 NCAA National Championship.

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