Collegiate Basketball Makes Its U.S. Bank Stadium Debut This November

Tuesday | July 24, 2018

Minneapolis, MN (Tuesday, July 24) – U.S. Bank Stadium is set to host its first ever basketball event this winter, featuring seven regional teams and a Big Ten vs. Big 12 match-up between the University of Minnesota and Oklahoma State University. The four-game classic will be held on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

“We are excited to provide fans with an awesome opportunity to experience great basketball games at U.S. Bank Stadium in advance of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Final Four,” says Patrick Talty, SMG General Manager at U.S. Bank Stadium. “The U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic is an accessible way for college basketball fans to enjoy a game in this unique setting. Our participating schools deliver strong match-ups for attendees, and we look forward to working with each university to give their athletes, fans, alumni, and staff a world-class experience.”

U.S. Bank Stadium is the home of the Minnesota Vikings and a wide variety of events, including Super Bowl LII and ESPN’s Summer X Games. Since opening in July 2016, the stadium has welcomed over three million visitors, quickly becoming one of the premier stadiums in the world. This basketball classic, including teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Oklahoma, will be the first basketball event in U.S. Bank Stadium’s history.

Tickets for the U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic go on sale Friday, August 10 at 10 am CT and are available for two-day or single-day packages. A pre-game Tailgate Party, hosted in the Delta Sky360 Club with food and beverage specials, is available for $35 and begins three hours prior to the first game each day. Tickets for the Tailgate Party are available to the public for purchase on a first come, first serve basis and must be purchased in addition to tickets for the game. All tickets can be purchased at