March Madness 2021: Entire NCAA Tournament To Be Played in Indiana

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced the NCAA to make some changes to March Madness in 2021.

On Monday, January 4, it was announced that the upcoming NCAA Tournament will be played entirely in Indiana with a majority of the games being held in Indianapolis.

According to the Associated Press, Ball State, Butler, Indiana, IUPUI, Purdue, and the Horizon League will co-host the tournament.

Per the report, all of the games will be played two courts inside Lucas Oil Stadium as well as at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Mackey Arena at Purdue and Assembly Hall in Bloomington.

The report notes:

The NCAA also will partner with a local health provider to administer COVID-19 testing for players, coaches, school administrators and officials.

Championship weekend is scheduled for April 3 and April 5, while the remaining dates have not been confirmed at this time.

As is usually the case, the tournament will air across the CBS family of networks with games airing live on TBS, CBS, TNT, truTV and the network’s streaming platforms.

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