NCAA basketball hosting

The Big 12 Conference will host NCAA Men’s Basketball preliminary round competition once again in March 2021. The Conference will host first/second round games in Dallas at the American Airlines Center.

The event will mark the 14th time since the Big 12 Conference began competition in 1997 that it will serve as a host for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

Big 12 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Host History

2001 – Kansas City  – Kemper Arena – First/Second Rounds

2002 – Dallas  – American Airlines Center – First/Second Rounds

2003 – Oklahoma City  – Ford Center – First/Second Rounds

2004 – Kansas City  Kemper Arena – First/Second Rounds

2005 – Oklahoma City  – Ford Center – First/Second Rounds

2006 – Dallas  – American Airlines Center – First/Second Rounds

2009 – Kansas City . – Sprint Center – First/Second Rounds

2010 – Oklahoma City  – Ford Center – First/Second Rounds

2013 – Arlington  – AT&T Stadium – South Regional

2014 – Arlington  – AT&T Stadium – Final Four

2016 – Oklahoma City  – Chesapeake Energy Arena – First/Second Rounds

2017 – Kansas City  – Sprint Center – Midwest Regional

March 15 & 17, 2018 – Dallas  – American Airlines Center – First/Second Rounds

March 18 & 20, 2021 – Dallas  – American Airlines Center – First/Second Rounds