The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite Eight will be held March 21-25 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. The Ford Center, which opened in November 2011, is a 10,000-seat arena located in the core of Evansville’s downtown district. The 290,000-square foot facility serves as home of Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League and the University of Evansville men’s basketball team. The Ford Center also serves as host to numerous sporting events and concerts on an annual basis.
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Located in Southwest Indiana along the Ohio River, Evansville is the metropolitan hub where southwest Indiana meets southeast Illinois and northwest Kentucky.
Evansville is the third-largest city in the state of Indiana with a population of nearly 120,000 in the city limit and 300,000 people in the metropolitan area.