2016 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional comes to Chicago

The NCAA announced sites for the 2016-2018 NCAA Tournaments Monday, and the Midwest Regional will come to Chicago’s United Center in 2016.

The NCAA also announced that the Round of 64 and Round of 32 of the tournament will go back to being to first- and second-round games, respectively. This is how they had been known before the field expanded from 64 to 68 teams. Since then, the First Four had been known as the first round, and the following two rounds had been the second- and third-rounds.

Here are all the newly announced NCAA Tournament sites for 2016 through 2018:

 

2016

First Four

  • Dayton, Ohio

First- and second-rounds

  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Spokane, Washington

Regional rounds

  • Anaheim, California (West Region)
  • Louisville, Kentucky (South Region)
  • Chicago, Illinois (Midwest Region)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (East Region)

Final Four

  • Houston, Texas

2017

First Four

  • Dayton, Ohio

First- and second-rounds

  • Buffalo, New York
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sacramento, California

Regional rounds

  • San Jose, California (West Region)
  • Memphis, Tennessee (South Region)
  • Kansas City, Missouri (Midwest Region)
  • New York, New York (East Region)

Final Four

  • Phoenix, Arizona

2018

First Four

  • Dayton, Ohio

First- and second-rounds

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • San Diego, California

Regional rounds

  • Los Angeles, California (West Region)
  • Atlanta, Georgia (South Region)
  • Omaha, Nebraska (Midwest Region)
  • Boston, Massachusetts (East Region)

Final Four

  • San Antonio, Texas

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