COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina (21-9) earned a No. 4 seed in its 16th berth in the NCAA Tournament and will face 13th-seeded Belmont (26-6) on Fri., March 16, at 1:45 ET with the contest set to be televised on ESPN in the event's opening round. The No. 16/18 Gamecocks are in the Greensboro Region and will host the first and second rounds of the tournament at UNC Charlotte's Halton Arena. The other first-round game at the site pairs fifth-seeded Florida State (23-8) and 12th-seeded Bucknell (28-5) on Fri., March 16, at 4 p.m. ET.
Single-session tickets for the first- and second-round games at Halton Arena will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tue., March 19. All tickets are general admission and are available for $16 (adult) each day (Friday's ticket includes both games). Youth, Senior and Student tickets are available for $8 each day. Booklets for the entire weekend are available for $33 and include a general admission ticket for all games at Halton Arena. All booklets and single-session tickets must be purchased through the UNC Charlotte Ticket Office by calling 704-687-4949 or visiting the website here.