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Houston Hosts the Final Four

The 2011 NCAA Final Four will take place at Reliant Stadium


Houston, Texas will host the 2011 Division I Men's Basketball NCAA Final Four tournament. The Final Four is one of the most exciting sporting events of the year, drawing fans from all over the nation. This will not be the first time the city has been host to this event. In 1971, the University of Houston Cougars were the host university for the Final Four which was held in the Astrodome. This year's Final Four is expected to increase our city's funds by $100 million.

Below is a summary of all you need to know about the 2011 NCAA Final Four.

When is the 2011 NCAA Final Four?

The final four teams will play on Saturday, April 2, 2011 and Monday, April 4, 2011.

Which teams are playing in 2011 NCAA Final Four?

The Final Four teams are not yet determined. The NCAA tournament, which is a single-elimination tournament between 68 schools, begins on March 15, 2011 and is eventually narrowed down to those Final Four remaining teams.

Where will the 2011 NCAA Final Four Game be held?

Houston's Reliant stadium, home of the Texans football team, will host this year's NCAA Championship. The massive stadium is over 125,000 square feet and seats over 71,000.

Where is Reliant Stadium?

Reliant Stadium is located just outside the 610 loop between Kirby Dr. and Fannin St. Click here for directions to Reliant Stadium.

How do I get tickets to the Final Four game?

The deadline for applying to attend the 2011 NCAA Final Four game is March 31, 2010. Approved applicants will pay $200 for lower and mid-level seating, $180 for upper-level sideline seating and $160 for upper-level seating behind the goal. Tickets are also available at a considerably higher price through sites such as StubHub and TickCo.

I need a place to stay near University of Phoenix Stadium.

Quality Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn and Springhill Suites are all located within a few blocks of Reliant Stadium. There are several other Houston hotels and motels within walking distance or a quick monorail ride away.

What time is tip-off, and which channel will the game be on?

The Final Four fame will broadcast on CBS. Tip-off times are not yet determined.

I want to know more about the tournament. Where do I go?

Visit the NCAA website.

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