Indianapolis lands 2013 men’s NCAA regional

Indianapolis has been selected to host a regional round of the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the NCAA announced
today.

The games will be played March 29 and March 31, 2013, at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The 2013 regional
winner will go on to play in the Final Four tournament at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

The Indianapolis-based NCAA
had previously selected Indianapolis to host the Final Four in 2010 and 2015. In addition, the city will host women’s
Final Fours in 2011 and 2016.

The NCAA also announced today that the men’s Final Four in 2011 will be played at
Reliant Stadium in Houston.

The 2012 Final Four will be played at the Superdome in New Orleans.

The
NCAA also chose most of the host sites for the early rounds in 2011-2013:

— In 2011, the first- and second-round
hosts are Tulsa, Okla.; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cleveland; Denver; Tampa, Fla.; Tucson, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The
regional sites are Anaheim, Calif.; San Antonio, Newark, N.J.; and New Orleans.

— In 2012, the early sites
are Albuquerque, N.M.; Columbus, Ohio; Greensboro, N.C.; Louisville; Nashville, Tenn.; Omaha, Neb.; Pittsburgh and Portland,
Ore. The regional sites are Atlanta, Phoenix, Boston and St. Louis.

— In 2013, the early-round sites Dayton,
Ohio; Auburn Hills, Mich.; Lexington, Ky.; Salt Lake City; San Jose, Calif.; Austin, Texas; Kansas City, Mo.; and Philadelphia.
The regional sites, with the East site still to be chosen, are Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,
Texas.
 

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