Mar 7, 2010

Sprint Center Welcomes Public to Open Practice

The Big 12 Conference has announced open practice times for the 2010 Phillips 66 Men’s Basketball Championship at Sprint Center. Eight teams will practice on Tuesday, March 9 at Sprint Center. Practice sessions are open to the public and admission is free. Guests are required to stop by Sprint Center Box Office to obtain a complimentary ticket for entry.

Sprint Center Box Office will open at 10 a.m. on March 9. Grand Boulevard doors will open at 11 a.m. The first practice session begins at Noon.

Concessions will be served at various locations including the MetroSports Zone located on the Main Concourse. The public is welcome to have lunch or drop by to catch their favorite team in action. Practice session times are listed below.

Practice Schedules
Noon - 12:40 p.m. CT #9 Texas Tech 3:00 - 3:40 p.m. CT #7 Oklahoma State

12:45 - 1:25 p.m. CT #8 Colorado 3:45 - 4:25 p.m. CT #10 Oklahoma

1:30 - 2:10 p.m. CT #12 Nebraska 4:30 - 5:10 p.m. CT #6 Texas

2:15 - 2:55 p.m. CT #5 Missouri 5:15 - 5:55 p.m. CT #11 Iowa State

Street Closures
Guests participating in Big 12 festivities should note that from 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9 until midnight Saturday, March 13 city officials will close Grand Boulevard from 13th Street to Truman Road, and 14th Street from Main Street to Grand Boulevard.