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When Does March Madness Start In 2016?

It may only be January, but with college football now over, the nation's attention is turning to college basketball. Luckily, we're now less than two months away from the most exciting sporting event of the year - March Madness. This year, the field seems wide open, as there are at least 15-20 teams that are likely capable of cutting down the nets. The Final Four is anything but set in stone, given the recent shuffling in the sport's rankings.

">January 20, 2016

Wondering when we'll have the March Madness schedule and you'll get to fill out your NCAA bracket? Well, here are the answers:

Selection Sunday - the day that the selection committee picks the 68 teams that will compete in this year's championship - will take place on Sunday, March 13. The "First Four" - played in Dayton, Ohio, will take place on Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15. The 64-team bracket will then commence on Thursday, March 16.

The 2016 Final Four will tip off on Saturday, April 2. Monday, April 4 is reserved for the national title game. All three games will be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.