Atlanta To Once Again Host a Final Four

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday Nov. 19, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Final Four is coming back to Atlanta. The NCAA announced Wednesday that Atlanta was among five cities awarded the final and semifinals of the men's tournament for the period from 2012 to 2016. The Georgia Dome will host the 2013 event.

This will be the fourth time the Final Four has been held in Atlanta. It was played at the old Omni in the 1970s and has twice been contested at the Georgia Dome, in 2002 and again in 2007. Also awarded future Final Fours: New Orleans in 2012, Dallas-Fort Worth in 2014, Indianapolis in 2015 and Houston in
2016. All will be held at domed stadiums.

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