First Four

NCAA First Four

NCAA Tourney’s ‘First Four’ To Stay In Dayton

The NCAA tournament’s opening round will stay in Dayton, Ohio, for at least the next two years.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Shaka Smart

Thompson: ‘First Four’ Responsible For Cinderella, VCU

As I struggled to watch the University of Texas-San Antonio crush Alabama State, I had the same feeling as the night before when I witnessed Clemson cruise to victory over UAB, the ‘First Four’ is a joke, I thought.


Joey Rodriguez

Thompson: Proving Doubters Wrong Fueling VCU

The members of the selection committee are feeling much better about themselves after the first weekend of the tournament.


NCAA Tournament First Four

Bernstein: ‘First Four’ Was A Joke

In 1965, the Beatles concert at Shea Stadium featured its own version of a “First Four,” before the Fab Four made history.

670 The Score–03/17/2011

NCAA Championship Trophy

Get To Know The New March Madness Format

This year’s NCAA Tournament will be the biggest in its 72-year history. And as a result, there are a few changes to the format that all fans should be aware of.