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Details on 2012 NCAA March Madness Tournament

With March Madness right around the corner it’s time to get into the details of where the games are being played. Here is a guide of how to follow the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.

First Four (March 13 and 14)University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

Second and third rounds (March 15/17) and (16/18)
Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon (Host: University of Oregon)
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Host: University of New Mexico)
Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Host: Duquesne University)
KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky (Host: University of Louisville)
Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio (Host: Ohio State University)
CenturyLink Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska (Host: Creighton University)
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee (Host: Ohio Valley Conference)
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina (Host: Atlantic Coast Conference)
Regional sites (March 22/24) and (23/25)
East Regional, TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts (Host: Boston College)
West Regional, US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona (Host: Arizona State University)
Midwest Regional, Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri (Host: Saint Louis University)
South Regional, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia (Host: Georgia Tech)

Each regional winner will advance to the Final Four, held March 31 and April 2 in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, hosted by Tulane University.All games will be televised on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. A lot of pretty well known names will be covering this years tournament. Guys like Steve Kerr, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller, Marv Albert, Kevin Harlan and Jim Nantz are just some of the few that will be covering the annual March Madness tournament. 

As of this writing their are still twelve teams fighting for the spot in the tournament.

Last Four In

First Four Out
South Florida
Saint Joseph’s
Colorado State

Next Four Out


Also as of this writing this is what the conference representation looks like with how many teams in each conference that are going: 
Big East 9
Big Ten 7
Big 12 6
Mountain West 3
West Coast 3
Pac-12 3
Atlantic 10 3
Missouri Valley 2
Conference USA 2

Tune in on March 13 to watch the Madness, upsets and Cinderella stories begin. Are you ready for some March Madness?

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