When Does March Madness Start? Men's College Basketball Tournament Start Date 2022 and Selection Sunday Info
The end of the 2021-22 men's college basketball season is approaching, which means conference tournaments and March Madness are right around the corner. This year's tourney is sure to feature plenty of excitement and upsets.
Start of March Madness 2022
Here's everything you need to know about the start of March Madness 2022.
When Does March Madness Start?
The First Four of this year's tournament will be played from March 15-16. These are the play-in games for teams to advance and secure their spot in the field.
March Madness 2022 Start Date
Following the First Four, the first round of the NCAA tourney runs from March 17-18.
March Madness 2022 Dates
- First Four: March 15-16
- First round: March 17-18
- Second round: March 19-20
- Sweet 16: March 24-25
- Elite Eight: March 26-27
- Final Four: April 2
- NCAA championship game: April 4
Selection Sunday 2022
Selection Sunday, when teams find out their seeds and if they were given a tournament berth, will be held on Sunday, March 13. It will air at 6 p.m. ET on CBS.
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