Montana Tech to host NAIA National Championship First and Second Round

By Montana Tech Sports Information.

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- For the second year in a row, Montana Tech’s Men’s Basketball team will host 1st and 2nd round games on Kelvin Sampson Court.

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Thursday the host sites for the 2024 NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championship First & Second Rounds, presented by Ballogy.

Each first and second-round site will feature four teams and will play single elimination on Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. The winner of Saturday’s game will go to the NAIA National Championship Final Site in Kansas City, Mo.

Game times will be made public soon.

The final 64-team field and bracket will be announced on Thursday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. on the NAIA YouTube channel.

Below is the full list of all sites:

Butte, Mont.Montana Tech
Caldwell, IdahoCollege of Idaho
Glendale, Ariz.Arizona Christian
Henderson, Tenn.Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
Langston, Okla.Langston (Okla.)
Livonia, Mich.Madonna (Mich.)
Marion, Ind.Indiana Wesleyan
Miami Gardens, Fla.St. Thomas (Fla.)
Olathe, Kan.MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
Orange City, IowaNorthwestern (Iowa)
Salina, Kan.Kansas Collegiate Athletics Conference
Sioux City, IowaMorningside (Iowa)
Waxahachie, TexasSAGU (Texas)
Wichita, Kan.Kansas Collegiate Athletics Conference
Williamsburg, Ky.Cumberlands (Ky.)
Winona Lake, Ind.Grace (Ind.)

Tickets will go on sale Monday, March 11th in the HPER, room 148 at 8:00am.

Season Ticket holders will have the right of first refusal on their seat(s), those seats must be claimed by Friday, March 8th. If not claimed they will be released to the general public on Monday, March 11th.

Ticket prices:
Friday 3/15 (2 games)

  • Reserved Seating $25
  • General Admission $15

Saturday 3/16 (1 game)

  • Reserved Seating $20
  • General Admission $12

Call 406-496-4105, for additional information.