KU Fans’ Guide to the Events Surrounding the Final Four


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas Jayhawks meet the Villanova Wildcats in another Final Four. The last time the two teams met was in 2018 in San Antonio. Villanova won the match with a landslide victory.

KU fans are obviously hoping the Jayhawks meet a better fate in New Orleans.

Whether you’re heading to the Big Easy for the party atmosphere and the Final Four, or planning to celebrate a little closer to home, FOX4 has you covered.


The Jayhawks left Lawrence around noon Wednesday. They traveled by bus to Topeka to catch a charter plane to New Orleans for the games.

Fans gathered in Lawrence and at the Topeka airport to wish the Jayhawks well and show their support for the athletes’ departure.


If New Orleans is in your near future, it’s a city known for Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, but there’s plenty more to explore. From how to get around town to how to spend your time, check out our New Orleans KU fan guide.

With so much to do, you’ll want to make the most of your trip. From free fun to must-see events, find out what’s happening in New Orleans this weekend with our KU Final Four fan guide.


If you’re still trying to get tickets for Saturday’s game, make sure the tickets you buy are real!

An easy indicator is to avoid buying paper tickets. All Final Four and NCAA Championship tickets are virtual through your phone.

Here are some other tips that might help protect you from Final Four ticket scams.


Planning to watch the KU-Villanova game with a few thousand of your closest friends in Lawrence? The city awaits you. From a big watch party at Allen Fieldhouse to a big celebration on Mass Street, you’ll find everything you need to know in our KU fan guide to celebrating in Lawrence.

If you prefer to stay in the Kansas City area, you still have plenty of options. We will help you find a watch party for the game KU-Villanova.


If you’re hoping to impress your fellow fans with a little quiz, study with ‘What Happened in KU’s Last 15 Final Four Appearances?’

Impress everyone you are with on the history of the team you know.


Remy Martin and the Jayhawks said they plan to bring energy to Saturday’s Final Four Game. If you need a little help indulging yourself, take a look at KU’s post-match locker room celebration after their Elite 8 win.


The Jayhawks looked good in the second half against Miami, but so did Villanova. Find out how the two teams compete before heading onto the Superdome pitch on Saturday night.

Wherever you are, remember the game tips KU-Villanova at 5:09 p.m. Saturday, April 2 on TBS.

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