NCAA representatives came to town this week to assess Atlanta’s bid to host college basketball’s Final Four in the new Falcons stadium — a task complicated by the fact that the proposed venue has yet to rise from the dirt of a downtown construction site.
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FINAL FOURS IN THE A-T-L
The NCAA men’s basketball Final Four has been played in Atlanta on four occasions:
1977: The Omni
2002: Georgia Dome
2007: Georgia Dome
2013: Georgia Dome
The NCAA will decide in November where to play the 2017-2020 men’s basketball Final Fours. The 2015 and 2016 events already are commited: