2023 March Madness Ready To Tip Off!


Ty Green, Staff Reporter

This year’s edition of March Madness is set to get rolling March 14. With the conference tournaments completed and the rest of the teams selected, the field of 68 is set.

The number one seeds in this year’s tournament include; Alabama, Purdue, Houston, and Kansas. Teams such as VCU, Oral Roberts, and Kent State known for their upset heroics will once again return in this year’s tournament.

The First Four begins tonight and runs through tomorrow in Dayton, Ohio. The Round of 64 will tip off Thursday at noon, while the Round of 32 will follow closely, tipping off Saturday. Those rounds will take place in eight different cities including; Orlando, Birmingham, Des Moines, Sacramento, Albany, Greensboro, Columbus, and Denver.

The Sweet 16 will begin on Thursday, March 23 and conclude on Friday, March 24. The Elite 8 will tip off on March 25 and conclude on March 26. Meanwhile, the Regional Semifinals and Finals will take place in 4 separate cities: New York City, Las Vegas, Louisville, and Kansas City.

This year’s Final Four will take place on April 1, with the National Championship being April 3, both games being at the home of the Houston Texans, NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.