2012 NCAA Tournament
Bridgestone Arena is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

1. Bridgestone Arena

9.2
501 Broadway, Nashville, TN
Stadium · 136 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: In the year 2000, this arena was “Upset Central,” as it saw Kenyon Martin’s No. 2 Cincinnati and Michael Redd’s No. 3 Ohio State both lose during the second round of the tourney.

CenturyLink Center is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

2. CenturyLink Center

8.8
455 N 10th St (at Cass St), Omaha, NE
Convention Center · North Downtown · 54 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: Just a mere freshman back then, Jacob Pullen alongside Diaper Dandy, Michael Beasley, helped lead KState past the 6 seed USC Trojans in the first round of the 2008 tourney. Read more.

CONSOL Energy Center is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

3. CONSOL Energy Center

9.3
1001 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Hockey Arena · 148 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: This is the first time CONSOL has hosted the NCAA Tournament, but across the street in the old "Igloo", the #15 Coppin State Eagles knocked off #2 South Carolina in 1997.

Edward Jones Dome is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

4. Edward Jones Dome

7.7
901 N Broadway (at Delmar Blvd), St Louis, MO
Football Stadium · Downtown East · 79 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: The 2005 NCAA Final Four was played in this building with the UNC Tar Heels beating Deron Williams & Illinois. The MVP? UNC's Sean May ... who's currently playing overseas in Italy.

Georgia Dome is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

5. Georgia Dome

9.0
1 Georgia Dome Dr NW, Atlanta, GA
Football Stadium · Downtown Atlanta · 199 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: College sports history went down here in ’07. Florida beat OSU, won the NCAA Tournament, and became the only college program to ever hold the men’s hoops & football championships at the same time. Read more.

Greensboro Coliseum Complex is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

6. Greensboro Coliseum Complex

8.0
1921 W Lee St (at S Chapman St), Greensboro, NC
Basketball Stadium · 45 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: The Coliseum hosted the 1974 Final Four. In-state North Carolina State beat Marquette in the final. This was also the last Tournament to be restricted to conference champions.

KFC Yum! Center is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

7. KFC Yum! Center

9.0
1 Arena Plz (at W Main St.), Louisville, KY
College Basketball Court · Central Business District · 66 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: 2012 is the first year the NCAA Tournament will be played in this building. It’s also the first time the Tournament will be in Louisville since Freedom Hall played host in ’91.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

8. Mercedes-Benz Superdome

9.1
1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans, LA
Football Stadium · Central Business District · 234 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: The last time the Final Four was hosted at the Superdome was in 2003 when the ‘Cuse Orangemen lead by the Most Outstanding Player and freshman, Carmelo Anthony took down the Kansas Jayhawks, 81-78. Read more.

Nationwide Arena is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

9. Nationwide Arena

9.2
200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH
Hockey Arena · Arena District · 102 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: One of the highest scoring games of Tournament history happened here in 2007 when Tennessee and Long Beach St. accumulated 207 points. Not bad for an arena best known for its hockey team.

The Pit is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

10. The Pit

8.9
1414 University Blvd SE (University Arena), Albuquerque, NM
College Basketball Court · 17 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: You’re in a March Madness Mecca. Remember? April 4, 1983. Lorenzo Charles slammed it home at the buzzer to crown N.C. State as National Champs. Then, Jimmy V went on a mission to hug someone. Classic. Read more.

Moda Center at The Rose Quarter is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

11. Moda Center at The Rose Quarter

8.6
1 N Center Court St, Portland, OR
Stadium · Lloyd District · 109 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: 2012 will be only the second year this spot has hosted an NCAA Tournament game. The first? 2009. Don’t remind Illinois. They were upset by Steffphon Pettigrew & the #12 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Read more.

TD Garden is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

12. TD Garden

8.9
100 Legends Way (at Causeway St), Boston, MA
Hockey Arena · Downtown Boston · 273 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: 3/28/09: With only 5.5 seconds left, Nova’s Scottie Reynolds went the length of the court for the thrilling, last second layup, advancing the Wildcats to the Final Four for the first time since 1985. Read more.

UD Arena is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

13. UD Arena

9.2
1801 S Edwin C Moses Blvd, Dayton, OH
College Basketball Court · 34 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: This place will host the 2011-2013 “First Four” games. It also holds the distinction of hosting the most number of NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament games of any venue.

Talking Stick Resort Arena is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

14. Talking Stick Resort Arena

8.9
201 E Jefferson St (btwn S 1st & S 3rd St), Phoenix, AZ
Basketball Stadium · Copper Square · 136 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: In ‘04, this place saw UCONN come out the Phoenix Region to take home the ‘ship. Calhoun’s squad beat up everyone. Their closest game here was the Regional Final against Alabama, winning by ONLY 16.