2015 NCAA Tournament Dates And Sites And Recent Hosting History

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A total of 14 cities will host the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championships. This page lists when and where each round of the next two tournaments will take place. Plus, there's a rundown of which cities have hosted in recent years, so you'll have an idea of which venues could be selected for 2016 and beyond.

2015 First Four

Tuesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 18
Dayton, Ohio
University of Dayton Arena
Dayton Flyers, host

2015 First Weekend

Thursday, March 19 and Saturday, March 21
Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Jacksonville Dolphins, host

Louisville, Ky.
KFC Yum! Center
Louisville Cardinals, host

Pittsburgh, Pa.
Consol Energy Center
Duquesne Dukes, host

Portland, Ore.
Rose Garden
Oregon Ducks, host

Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22
Charlotte, N.C.
Time Warner Cable Arena
Charlotte 49ers, host

Columbus, Ohio
Nationwide Arena
Ohio State Buckeyes, host

Omaha, Neb.
Century Link Center
Creighton Bluejays, host

Seattle, Wash.
KeyArena
Washington Huskies, host

2015 Regionals

Thursday, March 26 and Saturday, March 28
Midwest
Cleveland, Ohio
Quicken Loans Arena
Mid-American Conference, host

West
Los Angeles, Calif.
Staples Center
Pepperdine Waves, host

Friday, March 27 and Sunday, March 29
South
Houston, Tex.
Reliant Stadium
Houston Cougars and Rice Owls, co-hosts

East
Syracuse, N.Y.
Carrier Dome
Syracuse Orange, host

2015 Final Four

Saturday, April 4 and Monday, April 6
Indianapolis, Ind.
Lucas Oil Stadium
Horizon League, host

Recent Hosting History

EAST Site First Weekend Regional Final Four Notes
Charlotte 2015
2011
2005
2008 Arena change in 2008.
Pittsburgh 2015
2012
2002
Arena change in 2012.
Syracuse 2015
2010
2005
2002
2000
Buffalo 2014
2010
2007
2004
2000
New York City 2014
Raleigh 2014
2008
2004
Philadelphia 2013
2009
2006
2001
Washington, DC 2011
2008
2002
2013
2006
Boston 2003 2012
2009
Greensboro 2012
2009
2006
2001
Newark 2011
Providence 2010
East Rutherford 2007
2004
Appears to be out of the rotation.
Winston-Salem 2007
2000
Worcester 2005
Albany 2003
Uniondale 2001 Appears to be out of the rotation.
MIDWEST Site First Weekend Regional Final Four Notes
Cleveland 2011
2005
2000
2015
Arena change in 2011.
Columbus 2015
2012
2007
2004
Dayton 2013
2009
2006
2001
Opening Round host since 2001.
Indianapolis 2005
2003
2014
2013
2009
2015
2010
2006
2000
Arena change in 2009.
Omaha 2015
2012
2008
Milwaukee 2014
2010
2004
St. Louis 2014
2002
2012
2010
2007
2004
2005 2014 at Scottrade Center, all others at Edward Jones Dome
Auburn Hills 2013
2006
2000
Kansas City 2013
2009
2004
2001
Arena change in 2009.
Chicago 2011
2007
2002
Detroit 2008 2009
Minneapolis 2009
2000
2006
2003
2001
Rosemont 2005
Madison 2002
SOUTH Site First Weekend Regional Final Four Notes
Houston 2015
2010
2008
2016
2011
Jacksonville 2015
2010
2006
Louisville 2015
2012
Arlington 2013 2014
Memphis 2001 2014
2009
Arena change in 2009.
Orlando 2014
2004
Arena change in 2014.
San Antonio 2014
2011
2007
2003
2001
2008
2004
2014 at AT&T Center. All others at Alamodoome. Hosted the 2001 Midwest Regional and 2011 Southwest Regional.
Atlanta 2012
2006
2004
2001
2013
2007
2002
Austin 2013 2005
2000
Lexington 2013
2007
2002
Nashville 2012
2005
2003
2000
New Orleans 2010
2007
2001
2011 2012
2003
First Weekends and 2011 Southeast Regional played at New Orleans Arena. Final Fours played at Superdome.
Tampa 2011
2008
2003
Tulsa 2011
Oklahoma City 2010
2005
2003
Miami 2009
Birmingham 2008
2003
2000
North Little Rock 2008
Dallas 2006
2002
Greenville 2002 The state of South Carolina is currently barred from hosting NCAA events.
WEST Site First Weekend Regional Final Four Notes
Los Angeles 2015
2013
Portland 2015
2012
2009
Seattle 2015
2004

Anaheim 2008 2014
2011
2003
2001
San Diego 2014
2006
2001
Spokane 2014
2010
2007
2003
Salt Lake City 2013
2006
2003
2000
2010 Arena change in 2010.
San Jose 2013
2010
2007
2002
Albuquerque 2012
2002
2005
2000
Phoenix 2012
2008
2004
Denver 2011
2008
2004
Tucson 2011
2005
2000
Boise 2009
2005
2001
Glendale 2009
Sacramento 2007
2002
Appears to be out of the rotation until a new arena is built.
Oakland 2006

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