When does the March Madness Tournament Start

The 2014 Men's NCAA March Madness Tournament Bracket matchups will be announced on Sunday, March 16th between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. EST. Our Printable March Madness Bracket will be available soon thereafter. The Play-in games will begin on Tuesday, March 18th and the actual tournament will begin on Thursday, March 20th at around 12:20 EST. The Championship game will be held on Monday, April 7th. Listed below is the complete dated schedule.


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• Selection Sunday
March 16, 2014


• Opening-Round Games
March 18, 19, 2014

• First Two Rounds
March 20, 22, 2014
March 21, 23, 2014

• Regionals
March 27, 29, 2014

March 28, 30, 2014

• National Semifinals
April 5, 2014

• Championship Game
April 7, 2014


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