FURMAN, Greenville Host Opening Rounds
Welcome back to South Carolina. The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is returning to the Palmetto State for the first time in 15 years. Furman University, the Southern Conference and Greenville, S.C. will serve as hosts for the first- and second-rounds of March Madness, holding six games between March 17-19 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
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BY THE NUMBERS
The NCAA Tournament is returning to South Carolina for the first time since 2002.
South Carolina is hosting the NCAA Tournament for only the third time. This is the second time the event has been held in Greenville.
Greenville will host six games between eight teams during the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
Greenville was listed among Southern Living’s 21 “Best College Towns” in the South.
The Hosts in the News
ESPN writer Peter Keating gives readers of his “Giant Killers” blog a “metrics-based forecast of the big upsets” in the early rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
The first and second rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in Greenville are sold out, according to the NCAA website.
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