March Madness Dates: Key Days to Mark On Your Calendar

March is a busy month for basketball. As Championship Week comes to an end on Sunday, the real fun starts. Here are the dates to keep open on your calendar as you plan your basketball viewing schedule. Enjoy!

And be sure to head to PolicyMic for all the coverage you can handle during March Madness. 

Selection Sunday
March 17, 2013

First Round
March 19-20
UD Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

Second-Third Rounds
March 21, 23
The Palace of Auburn Hills (Auburn Hills, Mich.)
Rupp Arena (Lexington, Ky.)
EnergySolutions Arena (Salt Lake City, Utah)
HP Pavilion (San Jose, Calif.)

March 22, 24
Frank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas)
UD Arena (Dayton, Ohio)
Sprint Center (Kansas City, Mo.)
Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)

East Regional
March 28, 30
Verizon Center (Washington, D.C.)

West Regional
March 28, 30
Staples Center (Los Angeles)

Midwest Regional
March 29, 31
Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis)

South Regional
March 29, 31
Cowboys Stadium (Arlington, Texas)

National Semifinals
April 6
Georgia Dome (Atlanta)

Championship Game
April 8
Georgia Dome (Atlanta)

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Liam is a culture writing intern at PolicyMic. His work has appeared in "Running Times" and other running publications. He is also a professional middle-distance runner for the New Jersey-New York Track Club. After graduating from Columbia University with his bachelor's degree, he earned a Master's of Professional Studies in Journalism from Georgetown University. Originally from Bath, Mich, he spends his time watching TV, reading longform journalism, and thinking about who is going to be in the NCAA basketball tournament's Final Four.

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