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Posted Thursday, March 20, 2014
Raleigh, NC - College basketball fans will have the ultimate tailgating atmosphere outside of PNC Arena this weekend with the Hoops and Hops FanFest.
This free festival will be held Friday and Sunday when the venue is hosting opening rounds of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. It will open two and a half hours prior to the start of each session and between sessions on Friday. Times on Sunday are contingent on the game start-time, which has not been announced.
Hoops and Hops will include:
Here is a rundown of the game times and Hoops and Hops FanFest start times for this weekend:
Friday, March 21
Hoops and Hops opens at 9:45 a.m. and closes at noon
Mercer vs. Duke at 12:15 p.m.
Iowa/Tennessee vs. Massachusetts at 2:45 p.m.
Hoops and Hops reopens after the conclusion of the second game and closes at 6:40 p.m.
George Washington vs. Memphis at 6:55 p.m.
Coastal Carolina vs. Virginia at 9:25 p.m.
Sunday, March 23
Hoops and Hops will open two and a half hours before tip-off. Exact game time has not been determined.