Teams arrive for NCAA Tournament in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Basketball teams have been making their way to the Queen City for the NCAA Tournament.

Both West Virginia and Bucknell came into town Monday.

The first round of the tournament gets underway on Thursday at the KeyBank Center.

The City of Buffalo is working to make sure the snow does not cause too many problems for visitors.

Buffalo Naval Park will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. to accommodate people traveling for the tournament.

“We are proud that Buffalo is once again serving as a host site for an NCAA tournament, and we’re very excited to be able to welcome so many visitors from across the U.S. to our beautiful Canalside District,” Naval Park Board Chairman Donald A. Alessi said.

The Liberty Hound, which shares space in the park’s museum, will serve lunch and dinner. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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