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Zags_Fanatic
04-18-2017, 09:14 AM
http://www.ncaa.com/news/ncaa/article/2017-04-18/2019-2022-future-di-ncaa-championship-sites

It's disappointing that they can't get a regional final to the NW, but we will have games in Seattle in 2019, Spokane in 2020 and Portland in 2022. The Key Arena is a bit of a trash heap, but I think the Moda Center could handle a regional.

Mr Vulture
04-18-2017, 09:56 AM
Key Arena may be under a major remodel by 2019 with the proposed revitalization plans being discussed. Glad Spokane will be getting a regional back but I hate the ticket process...great event to attend though!

TexasZagFan
04-18-2017, 11:40 AM
I'm digging 2018 sites: 1st round in Dallas (JerryWorld), Wichita, Nashville, Regional in LA, Omaha, Atlanta (both 10 hour drives), Final Four in San Antonio. Let's go Zags...keep it going!

Purchased a new(er) Zagmobile over the weekend, so I'm ready for the next road trip. Car I was driving before was a battle scarred Honda Civic with 150K+ miles, had been through several fender benders, culminating in a rear-ender in December. The other guy's insurance co. finally settled last week. Unfortunately, all the combos that I wanted with "Zags" were taken...even in Texas.

Zagceo
04-18-2017, 11:44 AM
I'm digging 2018 sites: 1st round in Dallas (CUBANWorld), Wichita, Nashville, Regional in LA, Omaha, Atlanta (both 10 hour drives), Final Four in San Antonio. Let's go Zags...keep it going!

Purchased a new(er) Zagmobile over the weekend, so I'm ready for the next road trip. Car I was driving before was a battle scarred Honda Civic with 150K+ miles, had been through several fender benders, culminating in a rear-ender in December. The other guy's insurance co. finally settled last week. Unfortunately, all the combos that I wanted with "Zags" were taken...even in Texas.

Fixed that for ya

TexasZagFan
04-18-2017, 11:50 AM
Fixed that for ya

Thanks! lol

Hopefully, they won't screw it up and let Collins escape them.

seacatfan
04-18-2017, 04:02 PM
Yes, coming back to Seattle!

3 of the 4 years announced, the West Regional Final is in California. Freaking enough already! At least Denver gets one of them. I honestly can't remember the last time the West Regional wasn't in California.

Zagceo
04-18-2017, 04:07 PM
Yes, coming back to Seattle!

3 of the 4 years announced, the West Regional Final is in California. Freaking enough already! At least Denver gets one of them. I honestly can't remember the last time the West Regional wasn't in California.

California 38.8 million residents ...

can't wait for the new football stadium in LA.....we'll have a site for Final Fours in So Cal

CDC84
04-18-2017, 04:10 PM
The question is whether Gonzaga will FINALLY be able to take advantage of the Spokane subregional. Each time the tourney has been held in Spokane, GU hasn't been able to land a protected seed. As long as GU doesn't play more than a few games at Spokane Arena, they are allowed to play there during the NCAA's.

CDC84
04-18-2017, 04:19 PM
Don't get why SLC and Tulsa are getting subregionals in 2019 after they just had them in 2017.

I like how in 2019 one of the subregionals is going to be on the South Carolina campus. I wish the committee would do this more often. For subregionals, your arena only needs to seat 12,500 or so or more. The regional needs to seat more. Also of note is the tournament finally returning to Cincinnati in 2022. It has been ages since they held the tourney there. (Update 4/19 - this is contingent on the city of Cincinnati providing significant upgrades to US Bank Arena which has seen better days)

There is no excuse why California gets to host the West regional every single year.

It is a shame that the Pit in ABQ, once of the 5 to 7 greatest basketball arenas in the nation, will never host a NCAA tournament game ever because it doesn't have a removable floor. The NCAA requires all sites to have one so they can put in their own flooring to clear out all advertising without using dangerous stickers. B.S.

seacatfan
04-18-2017, 05:02 PM
California 38.8 million residents ...

can't wait for the new football stadium in LA.....we'll have a site for Final Fours in So Cal

I could care less how many people live in California. The "west" per se is nearly half of the country by area, that's a lot of geography. It's not like there aren't other large metropolises--Denver, Phoenix, SLC, Seattle, Portland....others too probably (leaving out Vegas cuz I don't think the NCAA would be keen on having a Regional there), all of which have/had NBA franchises and arenas that should be adequate (except Seattle, but maybe they'll fix that eventually). There really is no reason why California should get it every year (and mostly alternating between LA and Anaheim). It's not like NYC and Chicago and Dallas/Houston/San Antonio get it every single year, it moves around the East, Southeast and Midwest. California is a nice place to visit, but it's not actually the center of the universe, nor the only place that matters out west.



edited--lower 48 states before anyone throws Alaska into the mix to screw up the "by area" bit...but Alaska is out west too...

seacatfan
04-18-2017, 05:02 PM
There is no excuse why California gets to host the West regional every single year.


thank you!

Zagceo
04-18-2017, 05:43 PM
I could care less how many people live in California. The "west" per se is nearly half of the country by area, that's a lot of geography. It's not like there aren't other large metropolises--Denver, Phoenix, SLC, Seattle, Portland....others too probably (leaving out Vegas cuz I don't think the NCAA would be keen on having a Regional there), all of which have/had NBA franchises and arenas that should be adequate (except Seattle, but maybe they'll fix that eventually). There really is no reason why California should get it every year (and mostly alternating between LA and Anaheim). It's not like NYC and Chicago and Dallas/Houston/San Antonio get it every single year, it moves around the East, Southeast and Midwest. California is a nice place to visit, but it's not actually the center of the universe, nor the only place that matters out west.

......The West Regional in San Jose this year was Hosted by Pac 12 conference .........Next years West Regional in Staples is Hosted by Pepperdine again just like the last Staples West Regional......Pepperdine endowment at work

Staples Center is home to Lakers, Clippers, Kings, and lots of concerts. Probably can outbid other less used arenas.

CDC84
04-18-2017, 07:54 PM
They even once held the west regional in Salt Lake City.......the year that Butler went to its first final four.

I find it interesting that Fresno has never had a subregional. The Savemart Center holds enough people. Fresno has 500,000 people.

I believe Dallas and Ft. Worth are getting subregionals in back to back years. Why? The place is called Dallas/Ft. Worth to many people for a reason. The cities are side by side.

Remember when they used to always hold subregionals and regionals in Birmingham, Alabama? What happened w/ that?

I also saw that the NCAA violated their little rule where they weren't supposed to be putting regionals in domes anymore. Lucas Oil Stadium in Indy is going to be getting a regional and I know why. Indiana, Louisville, Kentucky, etc. will make sure 45,000 are in the house than if they staged it in Houston where only 22,000 will show up.

CDC84
04-18-2017, 08:09 PM
I actually wrote a letter of complaint to the NCAA about them not allowing the Pit in ABQ to host games due to their non-removable floor. Below is an easier to read layout for the NCAA future sites:

2018

First Four -- Tuesday, March 13, 2018 & Wednesday, March 14, 2018:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 15, 2018 & Saturday, March 17, 2018:
CONSOL Energy Center -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Intrust Bank Arena -- Wichita, Kansas
American Airlines Center -- Dallas, Texas
Taco Bell Arena -- Boise, Idaho

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 16, 2018 & Sunday, March 18, 2018:
Time Warner Cable Arena -- Charlotte, North Carolina
Little Caesars Arena -- Detroit, Michigan
Bridgestone Arena -- Nashville, Tennessee
Viejas Arena -- San Diego, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 22, 2018 & Saturday, March 24, 2018:
Philips Arena -- Atlanta, Georgia
Staples Center -- Los Angeles, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 23, 2018 & Sunday, March 25, 2018:
TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
Century Link Center -- Omaha, Nebraska

Final Four -- Saturday, March 31, 2018 & Monday, April 2, 2018
Alamodome -- San Antonio, Texas


2019

First Four -- Tuesday, March 19, 2019 & Wednesday, March 20, 2019:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 21, 2019 & Saturday, March 23, 2019:
Wells Fargo Arena -- Des Moines, Iowa
XL Arena -- Hartford, Connecticut
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena -- Jacksonville, Florida
Vivint Smart Home Arena -- Salt Lake City, Utah

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 22, 2019 & Sunday, March 24, 2019:
Colonial Life Arena -- Columbia, South Carolina
Nationwide Arena -- Columbus, Ohio
Key Arena -- Seattle, Washington
BOK Center -- Tulsa, Oklahoma

Regionals -- Thursday, March 28, 2019 & Saturday, March 29, 2019
Honda Center -- Anaheim, California
KFC Yum! Center -- Louisville, Kentucky

Regionals -- Friday, March 29, 2019 Sunday, March 30, 2019
Sprint Center -- Kansas City, Missouri
Verizon Center -- Washington, DC

Final Four -- Saturday, April 6, 2019 & Monday, April 8, 2019
U.S. Bank Stadium -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

2020

First Four -- Tuesday, March 17, 2020 & Wednesday, March 18, 2020:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 19, 2020 & Saturday, March 21, 2020:
Times Union Center -- Albany, New York
Scottrade Center -- Saint Louis, Missouri
Spokane Arena -- Spokane, Washington
Amalie Arena -- Tampa, Florida

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 20, 2020 & Sunday, March 22, 2020:
Quicken Loans Arena -- Cleveland, Ohio
Greensboro Coliseum -- Greensboro, North Carolina
Century Link Center Omaha -- Omaha, Nebraska
Golden 1 Center -- Sacramento, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 26, 2020 & Saturday, March 28, 2020:
Lucas Oil Stadium -- Indianapolis, Indiana
Staples Center -- Los Angeles, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 27, 2020 & Sunday, March 29, 2020:
Toyota Center -- Houston, Texas
Madison Square Garden -- New York, New York

Final Four -- Saturday, April 4, 2020 & Monday, April 6, 2020
Mercedes-Benz Stadium -- Atlanta, Georgia


2021

First Four -- Tuesday, March 16, 2021 & Wednesday, March 17, 2021:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 18, 2021 & Saturday, March 20, 2021:
Taco Bell Arena -- Boise, Idaho
American Airlines Center -- Dallas, Texas
Little Caesars Arena -- Detroit, Michigan
Dunkin' Donuts Center -- Providence, Rhode Island

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 19, 2021 & Sunday, March 21, 2021:
Rupp Arena -- Lexington, Kentucky
PNC Arena -- Raleigh, North Carolina
SAP Center -- San Jose, California
Intrust Bank Arena -- Wichita, Kansas

Regionals -- Thursday, March 25, 2021 & Saturday, March 27, 2021:
Pepsi Center -- Denver, Colorado
Target Center -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regionals -- Friday, March 26, 2021 & Sunday, March 28, 2021:
Barclays Center -- Brooklyn, New York
FedEx Forum -- Memphis, Tennessee

Final Four -- Saturday, April 3, 2021 & Monday, April 5, 2021
Lucas Oil Stadium -- Indianapolis, Indiana


2022

First Four -- Tuesday, March 15, 2022 & Wednesday, March 16, 2022:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 17, 2022 & Saturday, March 19, 2022:
KeyBank Center -- Buffalo, New York
U.S. Bank Arena -- Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Worth Arena -- Fort Worth, Texas
Moda Center -- Portland, Oregon

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 18, 2022 & Sunday, March 22, 2022:
Bon Secours Wellness Arena -- Greenville, South Carolina
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Arena -- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
PPG Paints Arena -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Viejas Arena -- San Diego, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 24, 2022 & Saturday, March 26, 2022:
AT&T Center -- San Antonio, Texas
Chase Center -- San Francisco, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 25, 2022& Sunday, March 27, 2020:
United Center -- Chicago, Illinois
Wells Fargo Arena -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Final Four -- TBA

LouisianaZag
04-18-2017, 08:34 PM
I actually wrote a letter of complaint to the NCAA about them not allowing the Pit in ABQ to host games due to their non-removable floor. Below is an easier to read layout for the NCAA future sites:

2018

First Four -- Tuesday, March 13, 2018 & Wednesday, March 14, 2018:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 15, 2018 & Saturday, March 17, 2018:
CONSOL Energy Center -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Intrust Bank Arena -- Wichita, Kansas
American Airlines Center -- Dallas, Texas
Taco Bell Arena -- Boise, Idaho

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 16, 2018 & Sunday, March 18, 2018:
Time Warner Cable Arena -- Charlotte, North Carolina
Little Caesars Arena -- Detroit, Michigan
Bridgestone Arena -- Nashville, Tennessee
Viejas Arena -- San Diego, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 22, 2018 & Saturday, March 24, 2018:
Philips Arena -- Atlanta, Georgia
Staples Center -- Los Angeles, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 23, 2018 & Sunday, March 25, 2018:
TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
Century Link Center -- Omaha, Nebraska

Final Four -- Saturday, March 31, 2018 & Monday, April 2, 2018
Alamodome -- San Antonio, Texas


2019

First Four -- Tuesday, March 19, 2019 & Wednesday, March 20, 2019:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 21, 2019 & Saturday, March 23, 2019:
Wells Fargo Arena -- Des Moines, Iowa
XL Arena -- Hartford, Connecticut
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena -- Jacksonville, Florida
Vivint Smart Home Arena -- Salt Lake City, Utah

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 22, 2019 & Sunday, March 24, 2019:
Colonial Life Arena -- Columbia, South Carolina
Nationwide Arena -- Columbus, Ohio
Key Arena -- Seattle, Washington
BOK Center -- Tulsa, Oklahoma

Regionals -- Thursday, March 28, 2019 & Saturday, March 29, 2019
Honda Center -- Anaheim, California
KFC Yum! Center -- Louisville, Kentucky

Regionals -- Friday, March 29, 2019 Sunday, March 30, 2019
Sprint Center -- Kansas City, Missouri
Verizon Center -- Washington, DC

Final Four -- Saturday, April 6, 2019 & Monday, April 8, 2019
U.S. Bank Stadium -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

2020

First Four -- Tuesday, March 17, 2020 & Wednesday, March 18, 2020:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 19, 2020 & Saturday, March 21, 2020:
Times Union Center -- Albany, New York
Scottrade Center -- Saint Louis, Missouri
Spokane Arena -- Spokane, Washington
Amalie Arena -- Tampa, Florida

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 20, 2020 & Sunday, March 22, 2020:
Quicken Loans Arena -- Cleveland, Ohio
Greensboro Coliseum -- Greensboro, North Carolina
Century Link Center Omaha -- Omaha, Nebraska
Golden 1 Center -- Sacramento, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 26, 2020 & Saturday, March 28, 2020:
Lucas Oil Stadium -- Indianapolis, Indiana
Staples Center -- Los Angeles, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 27, 2020 & Sunday, March 29, 2020:
Toyota Center -- Houston, Texas
Madison Square Garden -- New York, New York

Final Four -- Saturday, April 4, 2020 & Monday, April 6, 2020
Mercedes-Benz Stadium -- Atlanta, Georgia


2021

First Four -- Tuesday, March 16, 2021 & Wednesday, March 17, 2021:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 18, 2021 & Saturday, March 20, 2021:
Taco Bell Arena -- Boise, Idaho
American Airlines Center -- Dallas, Texas
Little Caesars Arena -- Detroit, Michigan
Dunkin' Donuts Center -- Providence, Rhode Island

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 19, 2021 & Sunday, March 21, 2021:
Rupp Arena -- Lexington, Kentucky
PNC Arena -- Raleigh, North Carolina
SAP Center -- San Jose, California
Intrust Bank Arena -- Wichita, Kansas

Regionals -- Thursday, March 25, 2021 & Saturday, March 27, 2021:
Pepsi Center -- Denver, Colorado
Target Center -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regionals -- Friday, March 26, 2021 & Sunday, March 28, 2021:
Barclays Center -- Brooklyn, New York
FedEx Forum -- Memphis, Tennessee

Final Four -- Saturday, April 3, 2021 & Monday, April 5, 2021
Lucas Oil Stadium -- Indianapolis, Indiana


2022

First Four -- Tuesday, March 15, 2022 & Wednesday, March 16, 2022:
University of Dayton Arena -- Dayton, Ohio

Second / Third Round Games -- Thursday, March 17, 2022 & Saturday, March 19, 2022:
KeyBank Center -- Buffalo, New York
U.S. Bank Arena -- Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Worth Arena -- Fort Worth, Texas
Moda Center -- Portland, Oregon

Second / Third Round Games -- Friday, March 18, 2022 & Sunday, March 22, 2022:
Bon Secours Wellness Arena -- Greenville, South Carolina
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Arena -- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
PPG Paints Arena -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Viejas Arena -- San Diego, California

Regionals -- Thursday, March 24, 2022 & Saturday, March 26, 2022:
AT&T Center -- San Antonio, Texas
Chase Center -- San Francisco, California

Regionals -- Friday, March 25, 2022& Sunday, March 27, 2020:
United Center -- Chicago, Illinois
Wells Fargo Arena -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Final Four -- TBA

Thanks for this information. Much appreciated.

CDC84
04-19-2017, 11:02 AM
We'll see if the Chase Center in SF gets built in time for the 2022 season :) One delay after the next. Where the hell is anyone going to park around there?

Zagceo
04-19-2017, 11:13 AM
We'll see if the Chase Center in SF gets built in time for the 2022 season :) One delay after the next. Where the hell is anyone going to park around there?

950 parking spaces...........underground would be my guess

http://www.gswconstruction.com/wpx/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Warriros_SEAerial_NoProscenium1.jpg

gozagswoohoo
04-20-2017, 06:35 AM
Can I stay the night with one of you guys, in 2020?