Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta to host Final Fours
INDIANAPOLIS -- The men's Final Four in 2011 will be played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, the NCAA said Monday.
The 2012 Final Four will be played at the Superdome in New Orleans and in the following year -- the 75th anniversary of the event -- it will be played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
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, Ky., 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, include Los Angeles, Indianapolis and the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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