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2023-26 NCAA Tournament Sites Announced

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NCAA Tournament News in October? Yes please!

Today the NCAA announced the 2023 through 2026 sites for the Men’s Basketball Tournament. This includes Las Vegas hosting the West Region in 2023.

Favorite ‘Nova away venues such as “The Dunk”, Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, and the Prudential Center are on the list... As is Villanova’s second home- the Wells Fargo Center- in 2026.

Assuming the Wildcats’ continued awesomeness, Villanova fans who are long-term planners will look to circle the following “close” venues should ‘Nova be a top seed...

2023

  • 1st & 2nd Round: Albany
  • Regional: NYC (MSG)

2024

  • 1st & 2nd Round: Brooklyn (Barclays) or Pittsburgh
  • Regional: Boston

2025

  • 1st & 2nd Round: Providence
  • Regional: Newark

2026

  • 1st & 2nd Round: Philly
  • Regional: Washington DC

2023-26 NCAA Tournament Site

Year Rounds City State Venue
Year Rounds City State Venue
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Albany NY Times Union Center
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Birmingham AL Legacy Arena
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Columbus OH Nationwide Arena
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Denver CO Pepsi Center
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Des Moines IA Wells Fargo Arena
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Greensboro NC Greensboro Coliseum
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Orlando FL Amway Center
2023 1st & 2nd Rounds Sacramento CA Golden 1 Center
2023 First Four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2023 Regionals Kansas City MO T-Mobile Center
2023 Regionals Las Vegas NV T-Mobile Arena
2023 Regionals Louisville KY KFC YUM! Center
2023 Regionals New York NY Madison Square Garden
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Brooklyn NY Barclays Center
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Charlotte NC Spectrum Center
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Indianapolis IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Memphis TN FedExForum
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Omaha NE CHI Health Center Omaha
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Pittsburgh PA PPG Paints Arena
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Salt Lake City UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
2024 1st & 2nd Rounds Spokane WA Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
2024 First Four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2024 Regionals Boston MA TD Garden
2024 Regionals Dallas TX American Airlines Center
2024 Regionals Detroit MI Little Caesars Arena
2024 Regionals Los Angeles CA STAPLES Center
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Cleveland OH Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Denver CO Pepsi Center
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Milwaukee WI Fiserv Forum
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Providence RI Dunkin' Donuts Center
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Raleigh NC PNC Arena
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Lexington KY Rupp Arena
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Seattle WA Climate Pledge Arena
2025 1st & 2nd Rounds Wichita KS Intrust Bank Arena
2025 First Four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2025 Regionals Atlanta GA State Farm Arena
2025 Regionals Indianapolis IN Lucas Oil Stadium
2025 Regionals Newark NJ Prudential Center
2025 Regionals San Francisco CA Chase Center
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Buffalo NY KeyBank Center
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Greenville SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Tampa FL Amalie Arena
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Oklahoma City OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds Portland OR Moda Center
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds San Diego CA Viejas Arena
2026 1st & 2nd Rounds St. Louis MO Enterprise Center
2026 First Four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2026 Regionals Chicago IL United Center
2026 Regionals Houston TX Toyota Center
2026 Regionals San Jose CA SAP Center
2026 Regionals Washington DC Capital One Arena

Outside of the “best case” sites for ‘Nova to visit, are there any distant venues you’d be excited to visit as a Villanova fan in a future Tournament?