The VIP Pregame Experience includes entrance to the NCAA Experience Pregame Party plus access to the VIP lounge featuring unlimited open bar, delicious food stations, up close and person NCAA Legend meet & greets with photos, and a commemorative game program. With your VIP Experience credential, you will receive exclusive access into the stadium’s VIP entrance. Open for three (3) hours pregame; closes 1 hour before tip-off. Hosted by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elvin Hayes and Jim Harrick on Saturday.
Get ready for the big game with the NCAA Experience inaugural Pregame Party, conveniently located next to the stadium! This high energy party features an unrivaled line up of NCAA Legends and live band on the main stage, cash bar, tailgate meal and more! This is one party you’re not going to want to miss! On Saturday, go back in time to two of Houston’s most iconic events: The Game of the Century and NASA’s Apollo 11 trip to the moon will be celebrated. NCAA Legends Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Elvin Hayes will be joined by Coach Jim Harrick to discuss this rivalry. On Monday, celebrate some exceptional NCAA legend coach and player reunions on our main stage. Stay tuned for the lineup. Open 3 hours pregame.