NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Kent State vs. UCLA | Kent State University

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament: Kent State vs. UCLA

Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California

Get out your dancing shoes. It's time to dance, Kent State University fans - March Madness-style!

Join the celebration as our Golden Flashes go to the Big Dance, making the team's first appearance in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament since 2008! Our Mid-American Conference Champion and No. 14 seed Golden Flashes will take on the No. 3 seed UCLA Bruins on Friday, March 17, at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California, in the first round of this always exciting, full-of-surprises tournament! Game time is to be announced.

Watch Party

If you are not able to travel to the game, you can still join the dance! Plan to celebrate with your fellow Kent State fans at our Golden Flashes Watch Party. Loud, enthusiastic cheering is mandatory. And wearing your blue and gold, along with your dancing shoes, is a must! 

Join us to cheer on our men's basketball team at the Hoopin' at the Hub watch party beginning at 9:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Hub! Enjoy FREE food, music and great giveaways - including a TV, Amazon gift cards and more!

Wear your blue and gold, bring your signs and get ready to dance as our MAC Tournament Champions take on the Bruins! See you in the Hub!

Our university's presence in this tournament provides an amazing opportunity to showcase Kent State on a national level. Let's take pride in this event as it will benefit the entire university, raising our profile and, like the show of unity during the national anthem at each home game, bringing the entire Kent State family together! #KentStateUnited

Visit the Kent State 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament page