March Madness is almost here. It’s such a fun time of year. No matter which teams make the tournament, you know that you’re in for some great games. I totally needed this after the end of football season. So, what’s the men’s NCAA basketball tournament schedule?

The fun begins with Selection Sunday on St. Patrick’s Day, which falls on March 17, 2024. That’s when we’ll find out who is in this year’s tournament. I’m a graduate of Michigan State University, so I’m a big Spartans fan. We might not make the tournament this year, which is a shocker. C’mon, Tom Izzo. What’s up? In fact, the entire Big Ten is kind of tanking. I looks like some of the Big Ten teams that won’t make the tournament this year are Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa, Indiana and, yes, Michigan State. Some of the obvious Big Ten teams that will make it are Purdue, Nebraska and Northwestern.

Elsewhere, in the Pacific-12 Conference, Arizona is hanging onto the No. 1 spot, with Washington State behind them. Oregon and Colorado follow. In the Atlantic 10, Loyola Chicago and Richmond are in the top spots, followed by Dayton and VCU. In the Big 12, Houston is No. 1, followed by Iowa State, Kansas and Baylor.

Here’s the full schedule for March Madness 2024, which begins with Selection Sunday on March 17, 2024.

2024 March Madness: Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Schedule

Selection Sunday: Sunday, March 17
First Four: March 19-20
First round: March 21-22
Second round: March 23-24

Sweet 16: March 28-29
Elite Eight: March 30-31
Final Four: Saturday, April 6 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

The NCAA championship game will take place Monday, April 8 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

First Four – Dayton, Ohio – UD Arena – March 19 – 20 hosted by University of Dayton
First/Second – Brooklyn. N.Y. – Barclays Center – March 22 -24 hosted by Atlantic 10 Conference
First/Second – Charlotte, N.C. – Spectrum Center – March 21 – 23 hosted by University of North Carolina at Charlotte
First/Second – Indianapolis – Gainbridge Fieldhouse – March 22 – 24 hosted by IUPUI / Horizon League
First/Second – Omaha, Neb. – CHI Health Center – March 21 – 23 hosted by Creighton University
First/Second – Pittsburgh – PPG Paints Arena – March 21 -23 hosted by Duquesne University
First/Second – Salt Lake City – Delta Center – March 21 – 23 hosted by University of Utah
First/Second – Spokane, Wash. – Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena – March 22 – 24 hosted by University of Idaho
First/Second – Memphis, Tenn. – FedExForum – March 22 – 24 hosted by University of Memphis
East Regional – Boston – TD Garden – March 28 – 30 hosted by Boston College
South Regional – Dallas American – Airlines Center – March 29 -31 hosted by Big 12 Conference
Midwest Regional – Detroit – Little Caesars Arena – March 29 – 31 hosted by University of Detroit Mercy / Oakland University
West Regional – Los Angeles – Arena – March 28 – 30 hosted by Pepperdine University