PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh’s portion of the March Madness ends today.
Tipoff at noon with a 4-5 match.
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Illinois vs Houston – then a 7-2 game later with Villanova set to play Ohio State.
PPG P Paint Arena is a packed house on Friday in the first series of games – that’s exactly what the city needed.
Experts expect the region to bring in about $10.5 million in hotels, bars and restaurants from this weekend’s activity.
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The financial impact will be a huge boost to propelling our region into a post-pandemic Pittsburgh, as things slowly but surely begin to return to normal.
And when March Madness returns to the area over the next few years, expect more financial flourishes.
If you’re due to attend games this afternoon and plan to use public transport – plan ahead.
Port Authority buses and T buses may still be closed, so be sure to check your trip before it arrives.
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If you can’t attend the matches live, you can watch them on KDKA this afternoon.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/03/20/march-madness-pittsburgh/ Last Day for March Pittsburgh City Crazy Game – CBS Pittsburgh