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Roads around Sprint Center closed for NCAA Tournament

Brill Newsome closed off Grand Boulevard at Truman Road in preparation for Thursday’s NCAA Tournament games. Roads around the Sprint Center will also be closed Saturday.
Brill Newsome closed off Grand Boulevard at Truman Road in preparation for Thursday’s NCAA Tournament games. Roads around the Sprint Center will also be closed Saturday. amarso@kcstar.com

Unless you’re going to NCAA Tournament games or scalping tickets, you might want to avoid the streets around Sprint Center on Thursday.

Grand Boulevard will be closed between Truman Road and 13th Street from 10 a.m. to midnight Thursday and Saturday. Fourteenth Street is also closed between the arena and the streetcar stop on Main Street.

Michigan faces Oregon at 6:09 p.m. today, and Purdue and Kansas are slated to tip off at 8:39 p.m.

Andy Marso: 816-234-4055, @andymarso

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