Ge­orge­town to host 2019 NCAA Tour­na­ment re­gion­als

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Ge­orge­town Univer­sity will host the 2019 NCAA Di­vi­sion I men’s bas­ket­ball East Re­gional Cham­pi­onship at the Ver­i­zon Cen­ter, the NCAA an­nounced Tues­day.

The re­gional semi­fi­nals and fi­nals will be held Fri­day, March 29, 2019, and Sun­day, March 31, 2019, re­spec­tively.

The Dis­trict has hosted the NCAA Tour­na­ment seven times since 1998. It will be the sixth time Ge­orge­town has hosted at the Ver­i­zon Cen­ter. The Hoyas pre­vi­ously hosted the first and sec­ond rounds in 2002, 2008 and 2011 in ad­di­tion to host­ing the re­gional fi­nals in 2006 and 2013.

The other re­gional semi­fi­nals and fi­nals will be held in Kansas City, Mis­souri; Louisville, Ken­tucky; and Ana­heim, California, from March 28-31, 2019. Host­ing the sec­ond and third rounds from March 21-24, 2019 will be Colum­bus, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tulsa, Ok­la­homa; Des Moines, Iowa; Seat­tle, Wash­ing­ton; and Hart­ford, Con­necti­cut. The First Four will be held in Day­ton, Ohio, on March 19 and 20, 2019. The 2019 Fi­nal Four will be held April 6 and 8 in Min­neapo­lis, Min­nesota.

Ticket in­for­ma­tion for the 2019 NCAA Re­gional semi­fi­nals and fi­nals will be re­leased at a later date.

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