March Madness 2022 dates, schedule and locations
See below for the dates, locations and schedule for the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, aka March Madness 2022. The Final Four will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Selection Sunday: March 13, 2022
University of Dayton Arena – Dayton, Ohio – March 15-16, 2022 (Host: University of Dayton)
First and Second Rounds
KeyBank Center – Buffalo, New York – March 17 & 19, 2022 (Host: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
Dickies Arena – Fort Worth, Texas – March 17 & 19, 2022 (Host: Texas Christian University)
Moda Center – Portland, Oregon – March 17 & 19, 2022 (Host: Oregon State University)
Fiserv Forum – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – March 18 & 20, 2022 (Host: Marquette University)
PPG Paints Arena – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – March 18 & 20, 2022 (Host: Duquesne University)
Viejas Arena – San Diego, California – March 18 & 20, 2022 (Host: San Diego State University)
Regional Semifinals (Sweet Sixteen) and Finals (Elite Eight)
South Regional: AT&T Center – San Antonio, Texas – March 24 & 26, 2022 (Host: University of Texas at San Antonio)
West Regional: Chase Center – San Francisco, California – March 24 & 26, 2022 (Host: Pac-12 Conference)
Midwest Regional: United Center – Chicago, Illinois – March 25 & 27, 2022 (Host: Northwestern University)
East Regional: Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – March 25 & 27, 2022 (Host: University of Pennsylvania)
National Semifinals (Final Four) and Championship
Mercedes-Benz Superdome – New Orleans, Louisiana – April 2 & 4, 2022 (Host: Tulane University)
This is the sixth time that the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (opened in 1975 and f/k/a the Louisiana Superdome) will host the NCAA Final Four – previously doing so in 1982, 1987, 1993, 2003 and 2012 – and the sixth time for the city of New Orleans. In addition to hosting the Final Four, New Orleans served as an opening round site in 2007 and 2010 and a regional finals site in 2011. All three of those events were hosted at the Smoothie King Center (f/k/a New Orleans Arena), home of the New Orleans Pelicans NBA franchise.
Television rights for the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament are held by CBS Sports and Turner Sports, as games will be broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. Radio rights are held exclusively by Westwood One.