A Series of Firsts Awaits NCAA Hoops Hosts
By Greg Echlin
The two host cities of the 2017 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Fours—Phoenix and Dallas—are major markets well-versed in welcoming big events, so it may be surprising to learn that both will be hosting their respective events for the first time. But as the nation’s most captivating collegiate sporting event gets underway this month, it will be full of firsts including, undoubtedly, records and surprises that make the tournament so popular.
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