Vegas Showdown Bracket Revealed, Tickets On Sale
Las Vegas, Nev. – The 2023 Vegas Showdown bracket has been revealed. The event, which takes place on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, features Arizona State, BYU, NC State and Vanderbilt.
The first day of games in the bracketed event will match NC State against Vanderbilt at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT, followed by BYU taking on Arizona State at 12 midnight ET/9 p.m. PT. Friday’s third-place game will be played at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT, with the championship game to follow at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT. All four games will air on ESPN2 from Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas. See complete bracket reveal here.
|Time (ET)/Time (PT)
|Thu, Nov. 23
|10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT
|NC State vs. Vanderbilt
|12:00 a.m. ET/9:00 p.m. PT
|BYU vs. Arizona State
|Fri, Nov. 24
|7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT
|Third Place Game
|9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT
All four teams posted winning records during the 2022-23 season, including the Sun Devils, Wolfpack and Commodores, which all made postseason appearances.
Ticket prices for the Vegas Showdown start at $25, not including applicable service charges, for each day of games and can be purchased online starting Friday, August 11 at 10am PT at axs.com.
The early-season Showdown will be among 10 owned and operated basketball events by ESPN Events.
About Michelob ULTRA Arena
The Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is a multi-purpose arena home to World Championship Boxing, premier concerts and special events. With seating for as many as 12,000, the arena, which was recently renovated in 2018, offers excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. The entertainment venue is home to the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces, the city’s first professional basketball team, and has hosted prominent events and concerts such as Justin Timberlake, KISS, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alejandro Fernandez and David Foster & Friends. World championship boxing events have featured fighters including Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins. The Michelob ULTRA Arena also has been home to multiple Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, USA Basketball and the Latin GRAMMY Awards.