NCCAA Basketball Tourney Coming to Grace Next Week
Grace College is gearing up to host the 2021 NCCAA National Basketball Championships for men and women next week.
The tournament brings 16 elite college teams to Kosciusko County for a unique weeklong experience. The tourney features 24 games played over four days (March 17-20), resulting in a men’s and women’s national champion. All games are played at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.
Fans from the public are permitted to attend this year’s tournament in limited capacity. General admission tickets are available now for purchase online at www.gclancers.com/tickets. Seats will be sold until the allotted number of tickets are reached for each game. There will be a small number of walkup tickets available until max capacity is reached for each game.
Games will tip off on Wednesday, March 17, at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 10 p.m. Thursday’s games will run from 8:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday will see games played from 1-9 p.m.
Saturday will feature the women’s national championship game at 2 p.m. and the men’s championship at 5 p.m.
“We look forward to the 16 college programs that will descend upon our community next week,” said Grace Director of Athletics Chad Briscoe. “We are thankful that we can host the tournament with restrictions, and we look forward to a phenomenal championship basketball experience for each team at Grace. We appreciate the NCCAA allowing us to host these prestigious tournaments at Grace College.”
The national tournament field and brackets will be released this weekend. Find out updated information at www.gclancers.com/NCCAA.
For fans who cannot attend, all tournament games will be streamed live with information found on Grace’s website.
Any further questions about the tournament can be directed to Grace’s athletic office at (574) 372-5100 ext 6266.