NCAA tourney returns to Syracuse
Posted at: 11/12/2012 7:49 PM
By: Associated Press | WHEC.com
The NCAA tournament is returning to the Carrier Dome in 2015.
On Monday, the NCAA announced that the home of the Syracuse Orange will be a regional site in 2015. Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles are the other regional sites in 2015. The second and third-round sites in 2015 are Charlotte, N.C.; Columbus, Ohio; Jacksonville, Fla.; Louisville, Ky.; Omaha, Neb.; Pittsburgh, Portland, Ore; and Seattle. The Final Four will be held in Indianapolis.
Madison Square Garden will host the East Regional in 2014 for the first time in 53 years. The Garden hosted 71 NCAA tourney games from 1943-61. The other regional sites in 2014 will be Anaheim, Calif., Indianapolis and Memphis, Tenn.
The second and third-round sites in 2014 will be Buffalo, N.Y.; Milwaukee; Orlando, Fla.; Raleigh, N.C.; San Antonio; San Diego; Spokane, Wash.; and St. Louis. The Final Four will be played at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
First-round games will continue to be played in Dayton, Ohio, both years.