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2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule
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On Selection Sunday, the 68 teams that will participate in the 2017 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament will be announced, which means March Madness is almost upon us! The NCAA Tournament tips off with the “First Four” in Dayton, Ohio, on March 14-15 and will commence in earnest with the start of the First Round that Thursday.

Related: 68 Funny NCAA March Madness Bracket Names

A total of 13 venues across the country will host the First/Second Rounds and Regional Finals with the Final Four set for the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on April 1. The Final Four will be broadcast on CBS this year after sister station TBS got the honors in 2016. TNT and truTV also will be a part of the television coverage.

Here are the key dates and schedule for the 2017 NCAA Tournament:

Selection Sunday

March 12

First Four

March 14, 15
TV: truTV
UD Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

First/Second Rounds


March 16,18

KeyBank Center (Buffalo, N.Y.)

BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee, Wis.)

Amway Center (Orlando, Fla.)

Vivint Smart Home Arena (Salt Lake City)

March 18, 20

Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, S.C.)

Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis)

BOK Center (Tulsa, Okla.)

Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, Calif.)

Sweet 16/Elite Eight


Midwest Regional

March 23, 25

Sprint Center (Kansas City, Mo.)

West Regional

March 23, 25

SAP Center (San Jose, Calif.)

South Regional

March 24, 26

FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)

East Regional

March 24, 26

Madison Square Garden (New York City)

Final Four

April 1, 3

University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.)