Dates for 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament set

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Posted at 3:31 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 15:31:13-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The dates for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament later this year have been set.

The entire tournament will take place in Indiana, with most of the games in Indianapolis.

The first-round games will take place on March 19 and 20 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and Mackey Arena and Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Lafayette and Bloomington.

The Indianapolis venues will be the sites for the remainder of the games. The next round will be March 21 and 22.

The Sweet 16 will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 27 and 28.

The Elite Eight games will take place on March 29 and 30, and the Final Four is scheduled for April 3 and 5. All those games will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The games will be broadcast on TBS, CBS, TNT and TruTV. Selection Sunday is March 14.