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2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament

The 2016 NCAA Tournament schedule has been announced with the annual "first four" games to be played in Dayton and concluding with the NCAA Tournament Championship game on April 4, 2016 at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas. In addition to the 31 automatic bids, the standard 37 at-large bids will join the automatic bids in the 2016 Field of 68. Also be sure to check out the 2017 NCAA Tournament schedule dates & sites and be sure to buy NCAA Tournament tickets online through College Sports Fans.



2016 NCAA Tournament Matchups

Opening Round/First Four

  • 11 Wichita State 70 - 11 Vanderbilt 50
  • 16 Holy Cross 59 - 16 Southern 55
  • 11 Michigan 67 - 11 Tulsa 62
  • 16 Florida Gulf Coast 96 - 16 Farleigh Dickinson 65

 

Second Round

South Region
  • 1 Kansas 105 - 16 Austin Peay 79
  • 9 Connecticut 74 - 8 Colorado 67
  • 5 Maryland 79 - 12 South Dakota State 74
  • 13 Hawaii 77 - 4 California 66
  • 11 Wichita State 65 - 6 Arizona 55
  • 3 Miami (FL) 79 - 14 Buffalo 72
  • 7 Iowa 72 - 10 Temple 70 - OT
  • 2 Villanova 86 - 15 UNC Asheville 56
West Region
  • 1 Oregon 91 - 16 Holy Cross 52
  • 8 Saint Joseph's 78 - 9 Cincinnati 76
  • 12 Yale 79 - 5 Baylor 75
  • 4 Duke 93 - 13 UNC Wilmington 85
  • 11 Northern Iowa 75 - 6 Texas 72
  • 3 Texas A&M 92 - 14 Green Bay 65
  • 10 VCU 75 - 7 Oregon 67
  • 2 Oklahoma 82 - 15 Cal St. Bakersfield 68
East Region
  • 1 North Carolina 83 - 16 Florida Gulf Coast 67
  • 9 Providence 70 - 8 USC 69
  • 5 Indiana 99 - 12 Chattanooga 74
  • 4 Kentucky 85 - 13 Stony Brook 57
  • 6 Notre Dame 70 - 11 Michigan 63
  • 14 Stephen F. Austin 70 - 3 West Virginia 56
  • 7 Wisconsin 47 - 10 Pittsburgh 43
  • 2 Xavier 71 - 15 Weber State 53
Midwest Region
  • 1 Virginia 81 - 16 Hampton 45
  • 9 Butler 71 - 8 Texas Tech 61
  • 12 Arkansas Little Rock 85 - 5 Purdue 83 - 2OT
  • 4 Iowa State 94 - 13 Iona 81
  • 11 Gonzaga 68 - 6 Seton Hall 52
  • 3 Utah 80 - 14 Fresno State 69
  • 10 Syracuse 70 - 7 Dayton 51
  • 15 Middle Tennessee 90 - 2 Michigan State 81

 

Third Round

South Region
  • 1 Kansas 73 - 9 Connecticut 61
  • 5 Maryland 73 - 13 Hawaii 60
  • 3 Miami (FL) 65 - 11 Wichita State 57
  • 2 Villanova 87 - 7 Iowa 68
West Region
  • 1 Oregon 69 - 8 Saint Joseph's 64
  • 4 Duke 71 - 12 Yale 64
  • 3 Texas A&M 92 - 11 Northern Iowa 88
  • 2 Oklahoma 85 - 10 VCU 81
East Region
  • 1 North Carolina 85 - 9 Providence 66
  • 5 Indiana 73 - 4 Kentucky 67
  • 6 Notre Dame 76 - 14 Stephen F. Austin 75
  • 7 Wisconsin 66 - 2 Xavier 63
Midwest Region
  • 1 Virginia 77 - 9 Butler 69
  • 4 Iowa State 78 - 12 Arkansas Little Rock 61
  • 11 Gonzaga 82 - 3 Utah 59
  • 10 Syracuse 75 - 15 Middle Tennessee 50

 

Sweet 16

South Region
  • 1 Kansas 79 - 5 Maryland 63
  • 2 Villanova 92 - 3 Miami (FL) 69
West Region
  • 1 Oregon 82 - 4 Duke 68
  • 2 Oklahoma 77 - 3 Texas A&M 63
East Region
  • 1 North Carolina 101 - 5 Indiana 86
  • 6 Notre Dame 61 - 7 Wisconsin 56
Midwest Region
  • 1 Virginia 84 - 4 Iowa State 71
  • 10 Syracuse 63 - 11 Gonzaga 60

 

Elite 8

South Region
  • 2 Villanova 64 - 1 Kansas 59
West Region
  • 2 Oklahoma 80 - 1 Oregon 68
East Region
  • 1 North Carolina 88 - 6 Notre Dame 74
Midwest Region
  • 10 Syracuse 68 - 1 Virginia 62

 

Final Four

  • 2 Villanova 95 - 2 Oklahoma 51
  • 1 North Carolina 83 - 10 Syracuse 66

 

2016 NCAA Tournament Championship Game

  • 1 North Carolina v 2 Villanova

 

2016 NCAA Tournament Sites & Schedule

  • March 15 & 16 - First Four - University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio (Host: University of Dayton)
  • March 17 & 19 - First & Second Rounds
    • Providence, RI, Dunkin Donuts Center (Host: Providence College)
    • Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena (Host: Iowa State University)
    • Raleigh, NC, PNC Arena (Host: North Carolina State University)
    • Denver, CO, Pepsi Center (Host: Mountain West Conference)
  • March 18 & 20 - First & Second Rounds
    • Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center (Host: Atlantic 10 Conference)
    • St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center (Host: Missouri Valley Conference)
    • Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy Arena (Host: Big 12 Conference)
    • Spokane, WA, Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (Host: University of Idaho)
  • March 24 & 26 - Sweet 16 & Elite 8
    • Midwest Regional - Chicago, IL, United Center (Host: Big Ten Conference)
    • West Regional - Anaheim, CA, Honda Center (Host: Big West Conference)
  • March 25 & 27 - Sweet 16 & Elite 8
    • East Regional - Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center (Host: La Salle University)
    • South Regional - Louisville, KY, KFC Yum Center (Host: University of Louisville)
  • April 2 & 4 - Final Four
    • Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas

 

 

NCAA Tournament Home & Historical Results

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