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2021 NCAA Final Four

2021 NCAA® FINAL FOUR®

LUCAS OIL STADIUM | INDIANAPOLIS | APR 2 - 5

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FINAL FOUR  DATES AND SITES
2021 Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium April 3 & 5
2022 New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome April 2 & 4
2023 Houston NRG Stadium April 1 & 3
2024 Phoenix State Farm Stadium April 6 & 8
2025 San Antonio Alamodome April 5 & 7
2026 Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium April 4 & 6

The NCAA announced that it will stage the entire 2021 men’s basketball championship in Indiana, with the majority of the tournament’s 67 games taking place in Indianapolis. Indianapolis was already scheduled to host the men's basketball Final Four in 2021. The 2021 NCAA tournament will begin with a quartet of First Four games on Thursday, March 18.

2021 Preliminary Round Sites

Round Dates LocationS
Selection Sunday Sunday, March 14  
First Four Thursday, March 18 Mackey Arena, Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
First Round Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20 Mackey Arena, Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Lucas Oil Stadium
Second Round Sunday, March 21 and Monday, March 22 Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Lucas Oil Stadium
Sweet 16 Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse
Elite Eight Monday, March 29 and Tuesday, March 30 Lucas Oil Stadium
Final Four Saturday, April 3 and Monday, April 5 Lucas Oil Stadium
2022 PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES
Round City Venue Dates Host Institution
First Four Dayton, Ohio UD Arena March 15 - 16 Dayton
First/Second Buffalo, N.Y. KeyBank Center March 17 - 19 MAAC
First/Second Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse March 17 - 19 Horizon League/IUPUI
First/Second Fort Worth, Texas Dickies Arena March 17 - 19 Texas Christian University
First/Second Portland, Ore. Moda Center March 17 - 19 Oregon State University
First/Second Greenville, S.C. Bon Secours Wellness Arena March 18 - 20 Furman University / Southern Conference
First/Second Milwaukee Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center March 18 - 20 Marquette University
First/Second Pittsburgh PPG Paints Arena March 18 - 20 Duquesne University
First/Second San Diego Viejas Arena March 18 - 20 San Diego State University
Regional San Antonio AT&T Center March 24 - 26 University of Texas at San Antonio
Regional  San Francisco Chase Center March 24 - 26 Pac-12 Conference
Regional  Chicago United Center March 25 - 27 Northwestern University
Regional Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center March 25 - 27 University of Pennsylvania

 

2023 PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES
Round City Venue Dates Host Institution
First Four Dayton, Ohio UD Arena TBA Dayton
First/Second Albany, N.Y. Times Union Center TBA MAAC
First/Second Birmingham, Ala. Legacy Arena TBA Southeastern Conference
First/Second Columbus, Ohio Nationwide Arena TBA The Ohio State University
First/Second Denver Ball Arena TBA Mountain West Conference
First/Second Des Moines, Iowa Wells Fargo Arena TBA Drake / Des Moines Area Sports Commission
First/Second Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro Coliseum TBA ACC
First/Second Orlando, Fla. Amway Center TBA Central Florida /  Greater Orland Sports Commission
First/Second Sacramento, Calif.  Golden 1 Center TBA California State, Sacramento / Sacramento Sports Commission
Regional Kansas City, Mo. T-Mobile Center TBA Big 12  / Kansas City Sports Commission
Regional  Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena TBA Nevada, Las Vegas / MGM Resorts International 
Regional  Louisville, Ky. KFC YUM! Center TBA Louisville
Regional New York Madison Square Garden TBA Big East /  St. John's

 

2024 PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES
Round City Venue Dates Host Institution
First Four Dayton, Ohio UD Arena TBA Dayton
First/Second Brooklyn. N.Y. Barclays Center TBA Atlantic 10 
First/Second Charlotte, N.C. Spectrum Center TBA North Carolina at Charlotte
First/Second Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse TBA IUPUI / Horizon League / Indiana Sport Corp
First/Second Omaha, Neb. CHI Health Center  TBA Creighton
First/Second Pittsburgh PPG Paints Arena TBA Duquesne / SportPITTSBURGH 
First/Second Salt Lake City Vivint Smart Home Arena TBA Utah
First/Second Spokane, Wash. Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena TBA Idaho / Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
First/Second Memphis, Tenn. FedExForum TBA Memphis
Regional Boston TD Garden TBA Boston College
Regional  Dallas American Airlines Center TBA Big 12  / Dallas Sports Commission
Regional  Detroit Little Caesars Arena TBA Detroit Mercy / Oakland / Detroit Sports Commission 
Regional Los Angeles STAPLES Center TBA Pepperdine

 

2025 PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES
Round City Venue Dates Host Institution
First Four Dayton, Ohio UD Arena TBA Dayton
First/Second Cleveland Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse TBA MAC and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission 
First/Second Denver Ball Arena TBA Mountain West Conference / Ball Arena
First/Second Milwaukee Fiserv Forum TBA Marquette / Visit Milwaukee
First/Second Providence, R.I. Dunkin' Donuts Center TBA Providence
First/Second Raleigh, N.C. PNC Arena TBA North Carolina State
First/Second Lexington, Ky. Rupp Arena TBA Kentucky
First/Second Seattle Climate Pledge Arena TBA Washington
First/Second Wichita, Kan. Intrust Bank Arena TBA Wichita State
Regional Atlanta State Farm Arena TBA Georgia Institute of Technology / Atlanta Sports Council
Regional  Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium TBA IUPUI / Horizon League / Indiana Sports Corp
Regional  Newark, N.J. Prudential Center TBA Seton Hall / Prudential Center
Regional San Francisco Chase Center TBA Pac-12  / Chase Center 

 

2026 PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES
Round City Venue Dates Host Institution
First Four Dayton, Ohio UD Arena TBA Dayton
First/Second Buffalo, N.Y. KeyBank Center TBA MAAC / Pegula Sports and Entertainment
First/Second Greenville, S.C. Bon Secours Wellness Arena TBA Furman / Southern Conference 
First/Second Tampa, Fla. Amalie Arena TBA South Florida / Tampa Bay Sports Commission
First/Second Oklahoma City, Okla. Chesapeake Energy Arena TBA Big 12 / Greater OKC Sports Authority
First/Second Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center TBA Saint Joseph's / PHL Sports
First/Second Portland, Ore. Moda Center TBA Oregon State / Moda Center
First/Second San Diego Viejas Arena TBA San Diego Sate 
First/Second St. Louis Enterprise Center TBA Missouri Valley Conference / St. Louis Sports Commission
Regional Chicago United Center TBA Northwestern / United Center
Regional  Houston Toyota Center TBA Houston / Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Regional  San Jose, Calif. SAP Center TBA San Jose State / Sane Jose Sports Authority
Regional Washington, D.C. Capital One Arena TBA Georgetown 

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