2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament

The 2012 NCAA Tournament tips off on March 13th with the annual play-in game in Dayton and concludes with the NCAA Tournament Championship game on April 2, 2012 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to the 31 automatic bids, the standard 37 at-large bids will join the automatic bids in the 2012 Field of 68. Also be sure to check out the 2013 NCAA Tournament schedule dates & sites and be sure to buy NCAA Tournament tickets online thorugh College Sports Fans.



2012 NCAA Tournament Schedule & Sites

  • March 13 & 14 - First Four games @ University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, OH - buy NCAA Tournament tickets
    • 16 Mississippi Valley State vs 16 Western Kentucky - March 13
    • 14 BYU vs 14 Iona - March 13
    • 16 Lamar vs 16 Vermont - March 14
    • 12 California vs 12 South Florida - March 14
  • 2012 NCAA Tournament - Second Round - Thursday, March 15
    • East - 1 Syracuse v 16 UNC-Asheville
    • East - 2 Ohio State v 15 Loyola
    • East - 4 Wisconsin v 13 Montana
    • East - 5 Vanderbilt v 12 Harvard
    • East - 7 Gonzaga v 10 West Virginia
    • East - 8 Kansas State v 9 Southern Miss
    • West - 3 Marquette v 14 BYU/Iona
    • West - 4 Louisville v 13 Davidson
  • South - 1 Kentucy vs 16 MVSU/16 WKU
  • South - 3 Baylor v 14 South Dakota State
  • South - 4 Indiana v 13 New Mexico State
  • South - 5 Wichita State v 12 VCU
  • South - 6 UNLV v 11 Colorado
  • South - 8 Iowa State vs 9 Connecticut
  • West - 5 New Mexico vs 12 Long Beach State
  • West - 6 Murray State v 11 Colorado State
  • 2012 NCAA Tournament - Second Round - Friday, March 16
    • Midwest - 1 North Carolina v 16 Lamar/16 Vermont
    • Midwest - 2 Kansas vs 15 Detroit
    • Midwest - 3 Georgetown vs 14 Belmont
    • Midwest - 4 Michigan v 13 Ohio
    • Midwest - 5 Temple v 12 California/12 South Florida
    • Midwest - 6 San Diego State vs 11 NC State
    • Midwest - 7 St. Mary's vs 10 Purdue
    • Midwest - 8 Creighton v 9 Alabama
  • West - 1 Michigan State v 16 LIU Brooklyn
  • West - 2 Missouri vs 15 Norfolk State
  • West - 7 Florida vs 10 Virginia
  • West - 8 Memphis vs 9 Saint Louis
  • East - 3 Florida State vs St. Bonaventure
  • East - 6 Cincinnati vs 11 Texas
  • South - 2 Duke vs 15 Lehigh
  • South - 7 Notre Dame vs 10 Xavier


  • March 15 & 17 - Second & Third round games
    • Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Host: Duquesne University)
    • Louisville Arena, Louisville, Kentucky (Host: University of Louisville)
    • Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon (Host: University of Oregon)
    • University Arena, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Host: University of New Mexico)
  • March 16 & 18 - First & Second round games
    • Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina (Host: Atlantic Coast Conference)
    • Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio (Host: Ohio State University)
    • Qwest Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska (Host: Creighton University)
    • Sommet Center, Nashville, Tennessee (Host: Ohio Valley Conference)
  • March 22 & 24 - Sweet 16 & Elite 8
    • East Regional, TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts (Host: Boston College)
    • West Regional, US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona (Host: Arizona State University)
  • March 23 & 25 - Sweet 16 & Elite 8
    • Midwest Regional, Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri (Host: Saint Louis University)
    • South Regional, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia (Host: Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • March 31 & April 2 - Final Four
    • Louisiana Superdome - New Orleans, Louisiana, hosted by Tulane University

 

 

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