2024 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by Acura, returns to Las Vegas and features action-packed entertainment lineup  

The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by Acura, returns to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the seventh-straight year, taking place March 13-16. All 12 teams will compete for the league tournament title, with the champion punching its ticket to the NCAA Tournament. 

Fans can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment acts, halftime shows, and contests throughout the week. Pac-12 Fan Plaza will also be open outside T-Mobile Arena, featuring team pep rallies and partnership activations, as well as various food, beverage, and entertainment options on site.  

Ticket / Will Call Information

  • Fans can visit Pac-12.com/tickets to purchase all-tournament passes and single-session tickets for the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament.
  • Institutional will call windows open one hour prior to the start of each session, consistent with the timing of arena doors opening for each session. 

Know Before You Go

  • Doors Open – Arena doors will open at the following times:
    • Wednesday, March 13 (First Round) – Session 1: 11 a.m. PT, Session 2: 5 p.m. PT
    • Thursday, March 14 (Quarterfinals) – Session 3: 11 a.m. PT, Session 4: 5 p.m. PT
    • Friday, March 15 (Semifinals) – Session 5: 5 p.m. PT
    • Saturday, March 16 (Championship Game) – Session 6: 6:30 p.m. PT
  • Bag Policy – Learn more about the bag policy and list of restricted items at T-Mobile Arena here.
  • Parking – Fans can purchase parking access at the Park MGM Parking Garage. 

Pac-12 Fan Plaza

  • Pac-12 Fan Plaza – Fans attending the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be able to enjoy a wide variety of food, beverages, activities, and giveaways at the Pac-12 Fan Plaza throughout the week.
    • The plaza will open at 10:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday and Thursday, 3 p.m. PT on Friday, and 3 p.m. PT on Saturday, with fans welcome to stop by and shoot baskets, compete in games, and win prizes. 
  • Pac-12 Band Bash – Prior to Session 3 on Thursday, all 12 university bands will join for a performance called, “Pac-12 Band Bash: A Musical Salute to the Pac-12 Conference.”
  • Pep Rallies – Pep rallies featuring university bands and spirit squads will take place prior to each session in the Fan Plaza outside the entrance to T-Mobile Arena.
  • Pac-12 Partners – Fans can enjoy on-site activations from Old Trapper, the Official Beef Jerky of the Pac-12, as well as Coca Cola.
  • Tournament Merchandise – Fans can shop for tournament gear and purchase some new items to support their favorite Pac-12 team. 
  • Charging Station – Fans can stop by the Pac-12 Charging Station recharge their devices before heading into the arena.

Entertainment Information (subject to change)

  • Halftime Entertainment – The tournament will feature an action-packed slate of halftime performances from across the Las Vegas entertainment scene, including the following acts and recognitions:
    • America’s Got Talent Presents SUPERSTARS Live – Pack Drumline, AGT Season 17 semi-finalist drum and percussion group as well as one of the newest artists in “America’s Got Talent Presents SUPERSTARS Live” at Luxor Hotel and Casino, will perform the halftime show during the first round session on Wednesday, March 13.
    • Absinthe’s Tap Dancing Twins – Twin Brothers Sean and John Scott from the show “Absinthe” will wow fans with their tap dancing performance on Wednesday, March 13.
    • Mascot Madness – All 12 mascots will compete in a 6-on-6 basketball game at halftime during the final matchup on Wednesday.
    • Ohiole Dibua – International street-twirling performer Ohiole Dibua brings his act to the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament with a halftime show on Thursday during the first round of action.
    • Culture Shock – Culture Shock, a non-profit dance company dedicated to innovative performance, artist development, and community enrichment, will perform at halftime during the second quarterfinal session and include members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community.
    • iLuminate – The STRAT Hotel’s mind-blowing group dance performance iLuminate, featuring LED lights and named “Best New Act in America” by America’s Got Talent, will perform at halftime of the 6 p.m. PT matchup on Thursday, March 14.
      • iLuminate is the most fun you will have in the dark while in Las Vegas where top dancers and choreographers synch with unique technology, lighting, illusions, and music.
    • The Dunk Team – The high-flying acrobatic dunk squad, the Dunk Team, will perform at halftime of the second semifinal matchup on Friday, March 15.
    • Rialcris – Acrobatic brothers from Colombia, Ricardo, Alejandro and Cristian, perform their human balancing act at halftime of the championship game on Saturday.
  • National Anthem Performances – Pac-12 fans will enjoy a collection of national anthem performances throughout tournament, including the following:
    • Mad Apple – The phenomenal singers of Mad Apple by Cirque du Soleil are performing the national anthem for Saturday evening’s championship matchup..
      • Mad Apple, the newest and maddest Cirque du Soleil production on The Strip, is a delicious cocktail of high-flying acrobatics, music, dance, comedy, and magic celebrating the city that never sleeps. Fans can check them out inside New York-New York Hotel & Casino, belting all of the favorite NYC tunes.
    • Lorena Peril of FANTASY – Headlining Las Vegas singer from FANTASY at Luxor, Lorena Peril will sing the national anthem ahead of Friday’s first semifinal matchup.
    • University Bands – National anthem performances from university bands will take place throughout the duration of the tournament for fans to enjoy.

– Pac-12.com –