March Madness 2017 Dates, Locations And Predictions
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 Sunday||N/A||March 12|
|First Four||Dayton||March 14-15|
|First/Second||Salt Lake City||March 16&18|
|Midwest Regional||Kansas City||March 23&25|
|West Regional||San Jose||March 23&25|
|South Regional||Memphis||March 24&26|
|East Regional||New York||March 24&26|
|Final Four||Phoenix||April 1&3|
Right now, let’s take a look at my top 16 seeds.
1: Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona
2: Oregon, North Carolina, Virginia, Baylor
3: Florida State, Louisville, Kentucky, UCLA
4: Butler, Cincinnati, Florida, West Virginia
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.