List of events at Freedom Hall

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NCAA Division I Men's Tournament games played at Freedom Hall[edit]

1958–1963[edit]

1958 Final Four

  • Kentucky 61, Temple 60 (national semifinal)
  • Seattle 73, Kansas State 51 (national semifinal)
  • Temple 67, Kansas State 57 (national third place)
  • Kentucky 84, Seattle 72 (national championship)
Inside Freedom Hall

1959 Final Four

  • West Virginia 94, Louisville 79 (national semifinal)
  • California 64, Cincinnati 58 (national semifinal)
  • Cincinnati 98, Louisville 85 (national third place)
  • California 71, West Virginia 70 (national championship)

1962 Final Four

  • Ohio State 84, Wake Forest 68 (national semifinal)
  • Cincinnati 72, UCLA 70 (national semifinal)
  • Wake Forest 82, UCLA 80 (national third place)
  • Cincinnati 71, Ohio State 59 (national championship)

1963 Final Four

  • Loyola 94, Duke 75 (national semifinal)
  • Cincinnati 80, Oregon State 46 (national semifinal)
  • Duke 85, Oregon State 63 (national third place)
  • Loyola 60, Cincinnati 58 (national championship, overtime)

1967–1976[edit]

1967 Final Four

  • Dayton 76, North Carolina 62 (national semifinal)
  • UCLA 73, Houston 58 (national semifinal)
  • Houston 84, North Carolina 62 (national third place)
  • UCLA 79, Dayton 64 (national championship)

1969 Final Four

  • Purdue 92, North Carolina 65 (national semifinal)
  • UCLA 85, Drake 82 (national semifinal)
  • Drake 104, North Carolina 84 (national third place)
  • UCLA 92, Purdue 72 (national championship)

1976 Midwest Regional

  • Michigan 80, Notre Dame 76 (regional semifinal)
  • Missouri 86, Texas Tech 75 (regional semifinal)
  • Michigan 95, Missouri 88 (regional final)

1983 Midwest Regional First and Second Rounds

  • Georgetown 68, Alcorn State 63 (first round, 5 seed vs. 12 seed)
  • Iowa 64, Utah State 59 (first round, 7 seed vs. 10 seed)
  • Memphis 66, Georgetown 57 (second round, 4 seed vs. 5 seed)
  • Iowa 77, Missouri 63 (second round, 7 seed vs. 2 seed)

1987 Southeast Regional

  • Georgetown 70, Kansas 57 (regional semifinal, 1 seed vs. 5 seed)
  • Providence 103, Alabama 82 (regional semifinal, 6 seed vs. 2 seed)
  • Providence 88, Georgetown 73 (regional final, 6 seed vs. 1 seed)

1991 Southeast Regional First and Second Rounds

  • Pittsburgh 76, Georgia 68 (first round, 6 seed vs. 11 seed, overtime)
  • Kansas 55, New Orleans 49 (first round, 3 seed vs. 14 seed)
  • Florida State 75, Southern California 72 (first round, 7 seed vs. 10 seed)
  • Indiana 79, Coastal Carolina 69 (first round, 2 seed vs. 15 seed)
  • Kansas 77, Pittsburgh 66 (second round, 3 seed vs. 6 seed)
  • Indiana 82, Florida State 60 (second round, 2 seed vs. 7 seed)

NCAA Division I Women's Tournament games played at Freedom Hall[edit]

2010 Kansas City Regional First and Second Rounds

  • First round (in order of play):
    • (5) Michigan State 72, (12) Bowling Green 62
    • (4) Kentucky 83, (13) Liberty 77
  • Second round:
    • (4) Kentucky 70, (5) Michigan State 52

NCAA Division II Men's Tournament games played at Freedom Hall[edit]

2013 Elite Eight

  • Quarterfinals (in order of play): Four games (teams TBD)
  • Semifinals (in order of play): Two games (teams TBD)
  • The 2013 final will be held at Philips Arena in Atlanta as part of the celebrations of the 75th NCAA Division I men's tournament.

NCAA Conference Tournaments played at Freedom Hall[edit]

  • Metro Conference—1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1995
  • Conference USA—2001, 2003
  • NIT first and second rounds – 2002, 2006

Professional basketball at Freedom Hall[edit]

The Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association played their home games in Freedom Hall for six seasons, from the fall of 1970 until the ABA–NBA merger in June 1976. The Colonels moved to Freedom Hall after playing their first three seasons at the Convention Center (1967–68 through 1969–70).

The first female to play in a professional basketball game did so on the floor of Freedom Hall during a Kentucky Colonels game. Penny Ann Early, an aspiring jockey, briefly entered the game for the Kentucky Colonels against the Los Angeles Stars on November 28, 1968.

The 1972 ABA All-Star Game was played at Freedom Hall on January 29, 1972. 15,738 fans attended; the East, coached by Kentucky Colonels coach Joe Mullaney, defeated the West 142-115. The game's Most Valuable Player was the Kentucky Colonels' Dan Issel.

Many ABA playoff games were held at Freedom Hall including the Kentucky Colonels winning the 1975 American Basketball Association Championship at Freedom Hall. The following ABA playoff games were played at Freedom Hall:

Games and scores[edit]

In addition, the Kentucky Colonels played several exhibition games against teams from the National Basketball Association in Freedom Hall, winning nine and losing five, including:

Non-sports events[edit]

Concerts[edit]

List of Concerts

Other events[edit]