Get your brackets ready! March Madness is almost here, and that means the best of the best in NCAA teams are about to be selected for the annual championship! Click through to find out when March Madness starts, and everything else you need to know!
Who’s ready for March Madness? The yearly event is approaching, and it’s time to start speculating on which 68 college basketball teams you should be watching. Selection Sunday is hitting in the middle of March, and from there, the tournament begins! Click through to find out exactly when you can start getting your bets in order — and all the other important facts about the tournament!
Memorize this date, because you’re going to be sorry if you forget it: March 13! Sunday, March 13 happens to be Selection Sunday, when the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball committees determine which 68 teams have made the cut to play in the division’s championship tournaments! Fortunately for all of us at home, that selection event will be televised! You can catch it on CBS at 5:30pm ET, or online at NCAA.com! We’ll let you know when that live stream become available.
So after the committees do their things and select who’s going to duke it out on the court, we can finally start figuring out who we’re going to root for — and when, and where! Let us tell you; it’s going to be one mad March! Check out the schedule below:
First Four: March 15-16; UD Arena Dayton, OH
First and Second Rounds: March 17 and 19 at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, IA; PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC; Pepsi Coliseum, Denver, CO; Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI
March 18 and 20 at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY; Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MS; Chesapeake Energy Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Veterans Memorial Arena, Spokane, WA
West Regional: March 24 and 26 at Honda Center, Anaheim, CA
South Regional: March 24 and 26 at KFC YUM! Center, Louisville, KY
Midwest Regional: March 25 and 27 at United Center, Chicago, IL
East Regional: March 25 and 27 at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Final Four: April 2 and 4 at NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
We can’t wait to see who makes the cut on Selection Sunday! At this point, it could be anyone’s game. Maybe your team will win it all — and you’ll get the big bucks, too! HollywoodLifers, are you excited for March Madness to begin? Tell us in the comments!