NCAA men’s basketball comes back to Greenville in 2022


Greenville has landed another NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

The NCAA announced Tuesday that Bon Secours Arena, Furman University and the Southern Conference will host the first and second rounds of the 2022 tournament on March 18 and 20.

Greenville hosted the 2017 tournament’s first and second round last month, and was the first site to sell out its tickets. The University of South Carolina, which unexpectedly advanced to the Final Four, and perennial basketball powerhouses North Carolina and Duke played in Greenville.

Other cities hosting the first and second rounds in 2022 are Pittsburgh, Penn.; San Diego, Calif.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Fort Worth, Texas; Milwaukee, Wi.; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Portland, Ore.

Greenville will also host the NCAA women’s basketball regional in 2020.

More details to follow.


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