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Announcing 2023-26 NCAA Tournament Venues

News from the NCAA tournament in October? Yes please!

Today, the NCAA announced the 2023-2026 venues for the men’s basketball tournament. This includes Las Vegas hosting the West Region in 2023.

Nova’s favorite 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 remain impressive, Villanova fans who are long-range planners will be looking to circle the following “close” sites if “Nova is a top seed…

2023

  • 1st and 2nd round: Albany
  • Regional: NYC (MSG)

2024

  • 1st and 2nd round: Brooklyn (Barclays) or Pittsburgh
  • Regional: Boston

2025

  • 1st and 2nd round: Providence
  • Regional: Newark

2026

  • 1st and 2nd round: Philly
  • Regional: Washington D.C.

2023-26 NCAA Tournament Site

Year Sleeves Town State Location
Year Sleeves Town State Location
2023 1st and 2nd rounds Albany new York Times Union Center
2023 1st and 2nd rounds birmingham AL Legacy Arena
2023 1st and 2nd rounds Columbus OH National arena
2023 1st and 2nd rounds denver CO Pepsi Center
2023 1st and 2nd rounds monks AI Wells Fargo Stadium
2023 1st and 2nd rounds Greensboro CN Greensboro Coliseum
2023 1st and 2nd rounds Orlando Florida Amway Center
2023 1st and 2nd rounds Sacramento California golden center 1
2023 first four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2023 Regionals Kansas City MO T-Mobile Center
2023 Regionals Vegas NV T-Mobile Arena
2023 Regionals Louisville KY KFC YUM! Center
2023 Regionals new York new York Madison Square Garden
2024 1st and 2nd rounds brooklyn new York Barclays Center
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Charlotte CN Center of the spectrum
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Indianapolis IN Bankers life country house
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Memphis NT FedEx-Forum
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Omaha BORN CHI Omaha Health Center
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Pittsburgh Pennsylvania PPG Paint Arena
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Salt Lake City Utah Vivint smart home arena
2024 1st and 2nd rounds Spokane Washington Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
2024 first four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2024 Regionals Boston MY TD garden
2024 Regionals dallas TX American Airlines Center
2024 Regionals Detroit MID Little Caesars Arena
2024 Regionals Los Angeles California STAPLES Center
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Cleveland OH Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
2025 1st and 2nd rounds denver CO Pepsi Center
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Milwaukee WI Fiserv Forum
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Providence IR Dunkin’ Donuts Center
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Raleigh CN PNC Arena
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Lexington KY Rupp Arena
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Seattle Washington Climate Engagement Arena
2025 1st and 2nd rounds Wichita KS Intrust Bank Arena
2025 first four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2025 Regionals Atlanta Georgia State Farm Arena
2025 Regionals Indianapolis IN Lucas Oil Stadium
2025 Regionals newark New Jersey Prudential Center
2025 Regionals San Francisco California hunting center
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Buffalo new York KeyBank Center
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Greenville CS Bon Secours Wellness Arena
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Tampa Florida Arena Amelie
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Oklahoma City Okay Chesapeake Energy Arena
2026 1st and 2nd rounds philadelphia cream Pennsylvania Wells Fargo Center
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Portland WHERE Moda Center
2026 1st and 2nd rounds San Diego California Viejas Arena
2026 1st and 2nd rounds Saint Louis MO business center
2026 first four Dayton OH University of Dayton Arena
2026 Regionals Chicago HE united center
2026 Regionals Houston TX Toyota Center
2026 Regionals San Jose California SAP Center
2026 Regionals Washington CC Capital One Arena

Aside from the ‘best’ sites for ‘Nova to visit, are there any remote sites that you would be happy to visit as a Villanova fan at a future tournament?

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