All of the First four round matchups have been contested in the University of Dayton Arena since its inception in 2011 (with the exception of the 2021 season due to the Covid-19 Pandemic) and will continue to do so until 2026.
The multi-purpose 13,400 seater stadium which is home of the Dayton Flyers marks the beginning of the month of madness.
The First/Second Rounds will all be contested in 8 locations this year:
March 16 & 18 - Legacy Arena (Birmingham, Alabama)
March 16 & 18 - Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines, Iowa)
March 16 & 18 - Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)
March 16 & 18 - Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, California)
March 17 & 19 - MVP Arena (Albany, New York)
March 17 & 19 - Nationwide Arena (Columbus, Ohio)
March 17 & 19 - Ball Arena (Denver, Colorado)
March 17 & 19 - Greensboro Coliseum (Greensboro, North Carolina)
For the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight rounds that run from the 23rd - 26th March, 4 locations will share the hosting duties during these dates:
March 23 & 25 - T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas, Nevada)
March 23 & 25 - Madison Square Garden (New York, New York)
March 24 & 26 - T-Mobile Center (Kansas City, Kansas)
March 24 & 26 - KFC Yum! Center (Louisville, Kentucky)
From the Final Four on April 1st to the Championship game on April 3rd, these matchups will be played at the home of the Houston Texans in their multi-purpose 72,000 seater stadium.
Previously, the NRG stadium hosted the South Regional semifinals and finals (Sweet Sixteen & Elite Eight) in the 2008, 2010 & 2015 seasons, as well as the Final Four in 2011, 2016 and now 2023.