Bridgestone Arena is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

1. Bridgestone Arena

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Stadium · Downtown Nashville · 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN

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 Omaha is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

2. CenturyLink Center Omaha

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Convention Center · North Downtown · 455 N 10th St (at Cass St), Omaha, NE

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

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Hockey Arena · 1001 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

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

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Football Stadium · Downtown East · 901 N Broadway (at Delmar Blvd), St Louis, MO

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

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Football Stadium · Downtown Atlanta · 1 Georgia Dome Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

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

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Basketball Stadium · 1921 W Lee St (at S Chapman St), Greensboro, NC

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

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

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

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Football Stadium · Central Business District · 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans, LA

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

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Hockey Arena · Arena District · 200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH

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

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College Basketball Court · 1414 University Blvd SE (University Arena), Albuquerque, NM

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

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Stadium · Lloyd District · 1 N Center Court St, Portland, OR

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

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Basketball Stadium · Downtown Boston · 100 Legends Way (at Causeway St), Boston, MA

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

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College Basketball Court · 1801 S Edwin C Moses Blvd, Dayton, OH

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.

US Airways Center is one of 2012 NCAA Tournament.

14. US Airways Center

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

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.