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March Madness 2017 Dates, Locations And Predictions

Written by on February 15, 2017

The 2017 NCAA Men’s March Madness National Championship Tournament will get underway on March 14, 2017, and will conclude with the championship game on April 3 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The championship game will be the first title tilt held in a Western state since 1995 when Seattle, Washington was the host of the Final Four for that year. 68 teams will take to the hardwood in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion. Here are the key dates and times for this year’s March Madness predictions.

Here’s A Closer Look At The March Madness 2017 Dates, Locations And Predictions

Selection SundayN/AMarch 12
First FourDaytonMarch 14-15
First/SecondBuffaloMarch 16&18
First/SecondMilwaukeeMarch 16&18
First/SecondOrlandoMarch 16&18
First/SecondSalt Lake CityMarch 16&18
First/SecondGreenvilleMarch 17&19
First/SecondIndianapolisMarch 17&19
First/SecondTulsaMarch 17&19
First/SecondSacramentoMarch 17&19
Midwest RegionalKansas CityMarch 23&25
West RegionalSan JoseMarch 23&25
South RegionalMemphisMarch 24&26
East RegionalNew YorkMarch 24&26
Final FourPhoenixApril 1&3
  Right now, let’s take a look at my top 16 seeds. 1: VillanovaGonzagaKansas, Arizona 2:  Oregon, North Carolina, Virginia, Baylor 3:  Florida State, Louisville, Kentucky, UCLA 4: Butler, Cincinnati, Florida, West Virginia

Quick Prediction

While it’s a bit too early for me to reveal my national championship winner, I will say that I’m going with a Final Four of Villanova, UCLA, Gonzaga and Oregon with Villanova and UCLA advancing to the national championship. Additionally, I also like North Carolina Tar Heels, Duke, Arizona and believe it or not, West Virginia to reach the Elite Eight.
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