Here are the important dates for the 2009 tournament:
Selection Sunday: March 15
Opening Round Game: March 17
First Round: March 19-20
Second Round: March 21-22
Third Round: March 26-27
Fourth Round: March 28-29
Final Four: April 4 and 6 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.
This tournament looks to be pretty intense, especially with ACC play, simply because of the longstanding rivalries and how close the rankings are. March Madness shall be outstanding this year. Stay tuned for updates.