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The NCAA Tournament will return to Utah in 2019.

The first and second rounds of 2019 March Madness will be hosted again at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 21 and 23. Other first and second round sites include Columbus, Ohio, Jacksonville, Fla., Columbia, S.C., Tulsa, Okla., Des Moines, Iowa, Seattle, Wash., and Hartford, Conn.

The 2019 Final Four will be held in Minneapolis, Minn.

Utah hosted first and second round games this year, featuring Arizona, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, South Dakota State, North Dakota, St. Mary's, VCU and title game participant Gonzaga.

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