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| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Series of Firsts Awaits NCAA Hoops Hosts

Katie Lou Samuelson (right) and the University of Connecticut have dominated NCAA’s women’s basketball. The team won the last four championships and extended its winning streak beyond 100 games this season. Photo courtesy of Jessica Hill/AP Images

Katie Lou Samuelson (right) and the University of Connecticut have dominated NCAA’s women’s basketball. The team won the last four championships and extended its winning streak beyond 100 games this season. Photo courtesy of Jessica Hill/AP Images

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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