Even petchem NPRA-going basketball fans seem to have been taken by surprise by the fact that the NCAA semi-finals are taking place in
Phew, what a relief that we booked our hotel rooms back in November, when the earlybird conference registration was on. And there's extra relief that I won't be eating out on the Riverwalk on either Saturday or Sunday night, because it will be mayhem.
The NCAA men's basketball Southwest Semifinal 1 will be on Friday 25 March (
As if the noise of sports fans' late-night revelry on the Riverwalk isn't enough for jet-lagged travellers seeking a good night's rest before the conference onslaught, a
"Hotel tip ...the rooms facing east get to hear the train horns every 90 minutes or so throughout the night."