ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – The Scottrade Center will host second and third round NCAA men’s basketball tournament games in 2014, the NCAA announced Monday.
St. Louis will among 13 other cities that were selected as tournament hosts on Monday. The games at Scottrade Center will be held on March 21 and March 23 in 2014.
Thirteen other cities were selected Monday to have tournament in games in 2015, but St. Louis was not one of them.
“The bid process was as competitive as ever, with 53 cities expressing the desire to be a part of one of the world’s premier sporting events,” NCAA vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt said. “We are thrilled for our hosts for the ’14 and ’15 tournaments, as they include a mix of cities that have proven over the course of several decades how to stage this great event, as well as cities that have come on to the scene in recent years and have embraced the tournament.
Here are the rest of the cities chosen to host the 2014 tournament.
|March 18-19||Dayton||First Four||Dayton, Ohio||UD Arena|
|March 20/22||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference||2nd/3rd Rounds||Buffalo, N.Y.||First Niagara Center|
|March 20/22||Marquette||2nd/3rd Rounds||Milwaukee, Wis.||Bradley Center|
|March 20/22||Stetson||2nd/3rd Rounds||Orlando, Fla.||Amway Center|
|March 20/22||Washington State||2nd/3rd Rounds||Spokane, Wash.||Veterans Memorial Coliseum|
|March 21/23||NC State||2nd/3rd Rounds||Raleigh, N.C.||PNC Arena|
|March 21/23||Texas-San Antonio||2nd/3rd Rounds||San Antonio, Texas||AT&T Center|
|March 21/23||San Diego State||2nd/3rd Rounds||San Diego.||Viejas Arena|
|March 21/23||Missouri Valley Conference||2nd/3rd Rounds||St. Louis||Scotttrade Center|
|March 27/29||Big West Conference||West Regional||Anaheim, Calif.||Honda Center|
|March 27/29||Memphis||South Regional||Memphis, Tenn.||FedEx Forum|
|March 28/30||Horizon League||Midwest Regional||Indianapolis||Lucas Oil Stadium|
|March 28/30||St. John’s/Big East Conference||East Regional||New York||Madison Square Garden|