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Ohio to host 3 stages of NCAA tournament in 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio will host three levels of tournaments - the First Four in Dayton, second- and third-round games in Columbus and a regional in Cleveland - in the 2015 NCAA tournament.

The NCAA announced the 2015 dates on Monday.

The First Four will be played March 17-18 at the University of Dayton Arena, the second- and third-round games at Nationwide Arena in Columbus on March 20 and 22 and Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena will host the Midwest Regional games on March 26 and 28.

Dayton also hosts the First Four in 2013 on March 19-20 and again in 2014 on March 18-19, in addition to being the venue for the 2013 second- and third-round games on March 22 and 24.

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