The competition will host 16 teams in a 15-game, single-elimination format. The final 16 participants who make it to the Championship in KC will arrive after fighting through an initial field of 64 teams.
Kansas City's historic Municipal Auditorium is the home for the 2023 Men's Basketball National Championship.
Spring in KC
Blooming flowers to beautiful, flowing fountains, springtime in KC is a veritable showcase of everything that makes the city great. Here’s everything you need to know about spring in Kansas City.
Hotels in Kansas City
Despite the energizing allure of Kansas City’s nightlife, eventually you’ll want a place to rest your head. Start looking now for your accommodations during the championship.
where to eat during the tournament
Barbecue may be Kansas City’s signature food, but the dining scene here embodies the city’s many cultural influences, ranging from international cuisines and homestyle cooking to farm-fresh fare.
Kansas City Streetcar
Ride through the heart of Kansas City’s Downtown along this 2.2-mile route, which runs through Main Street and connects the River Market to Union Station/Crown Center with 16 stops along the way, including Municipal Auditorium—only steps away from several Downtown stops.
Parking in Downtown KC
The Downtown KC area offers approximately 40,000 available parking spaces. Find convenient options near Municipal Auditorium with the Downtown Kansas City parking map.