Combined NCAA championships planned for 2020, 2023
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[April 25, 2019]
The NCAA will crown the men's
basketball champions from Divisions I, II and III in Atlanta in
2020, with the women to follow the same combined format in Dallas in
The 2020 NCAA Men's Final Four will be April 4 and 6 at the
Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, with the Division II and Division
III championships decided April 5 at State Farm Arena.
The 2023 Women's Final Four will take place March 31 and April 2,
and the D-II and D-III title games will be on April 1. All games
will be at the American Airlines Center.
"Conducting all three basketball championships in one city on the
same weekend provides student-athletes from each division a unique
experience," Dan Gavitt, the NCAA's senior vice president of
basketball, said in a statement Wednesday. "We're thrilled that our
membership approved of doing this again, and we're confident that
this is going to be another huge success."
This is the second time for both sports that the same city has
hosted all three championship events, with Atlanta hosting the men
in 2013 and the women finishing in Indianapolis in 2016.
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A general view of a national championship trophy sculpture outside
before the championship game between the Virginia Cavaliers and
Texas Tech Red Raiders. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY
"What struck me when we last did this in Atlanta in 2013 were the
looks on the faces of the Division II and III student-athletes when
they were introduced during the Final Four in front of 70,000
people," Gavitt said. "You could tell how special it was for them,
their families and the fans of those schools to get that type of
--Field Level Media
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