CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ahead of the NCAA announcement, UNC began advertising that the NCAA March Madness is coming to Charlotte, North Carolina.

According to a news release from UNC, the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First/Second rounds will be at hosted by UNC Charlotte at the Spectrum Center on March 16 and 18, 2018.

The release came before the NCAA announced the host sites of all championship games for the next five years.

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