Buffalo to again host March Madness games in 2017

Nov 17, 2014

College hoops fans swarmed downtown Buffalo earlier this year to watch March Madness action at First Niagara Center.
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Buffalo will once again play host to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

The NCAA on Monday announced that first and second round games of the 2017 tournament will be played in Buffalo at First Niagara Center on March 16 and 18. Details about ticket sales have not been announced.

The city has hosted March Madness games five times, including earlier this year. The games typically provide a signficant economic boost to the region.