The NCAA tournaments started in 1939 when Ohio State was defeated by Oregon in the championships, and the CCNY Beavers won the 1950 tournaments.
By 1980 the NCAA expanded in 1980 to 48 teams and to 64 teams in 1985, in 2011, 68 teams were invited.
The NCAA March Madness Tournament starts on Thursday the 16th of March and runs until Friday the 17th of March featuring sixteen games on each of the two action packed days. Thursday game winners compete again on Saturday the 18th of March while winners from Friday's games will compete on Sunday the 19th of March 2017. The survivors include the top 16 called the "Sweet Sixteen", and the field is then carved down to until the "Elite Eight" is revealed. Teams are making it to the "Final Four" will assemble at the Phoenix University Stadium in Glendale where multiple television outlets will keep betters updated with all the gaming action.
The games can be seen in the United States on TruTV, CBS, TNT, and TBS while Canadian bettors will be able to follow the action on TSN as well as it affiliated station-offering punters from Canada comprehensive coverage. This year a fantastic line-up is part of the NCAA March Madness Tournaments and the most recommended place to make you 2017 betting is Bettinginteraction.com.
The First Four games take place on the 14th and 15th of March at the UD Arena, Dayton, and Ohio hosted by the University of Dayton.
First and Second Rounds take place on the 16th and 18th of March at KeyBank Centre, Buffalo, New York hosted by Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Bradley Centre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin hosted by the Marquette University and the Amway Centre, Orlando, Florida hosted by the Stetson University and the University of Central Florida, Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah hosted by the University of Utah.
Games taking part on the 17th and 19th of March are at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, South Carolina hosted by Furman University and the Southern Conference. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana will be hosted by; IUPUI and Horizon League, while BOK Centre, Tulsa, Oklahoma; are hosted by the Tulsa University and Golden 1 Centre, Sacramento, California is hosted by the State University of California and Sacramento.
Games take place on the 23 and 25th of March 2017 - Midwest Regional in Sprint Centre, Kansas City, and Missouri hosted by Big 12 Conference. Pac-12 Conference hosts the West Regional; SAP Centre, San Jose, California.
Matches on the 24th and 26th of March 2017 - East Regional, Madison Square Garden New York hosted by Big East Conference and St. John's University, while the Memphis University host South Region, FedExFormum, Memphis, Tennessee.
The semi-finals and finals take place on the 1st and 3rd of April 2017 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona hosted by the Arizona State University.