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Live chat: Villanova, Temple, La Salle all make NCAA Tournament

Here's where the local teams are headed.

Live chat: Villanova, Temple, La Salle all make NCAA Tournament

Villanova´s Maurice Sutton (25), Tony Chennault (5) and JayVaughn Pinkston (22) celebrate from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. Villanova won 67-57. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
Villanova's Maurice Sutton (25), Tony Chennault (5) and JayVaughn Pinkston (22) celebrate from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. Villanova won 67-57. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Here's where the local teams are headed:

Villanova: No. 9 in the South region, will play No. 8 North Carolina in Kansas City on Friday.
Temple:
No. 9 in the East region, will play No. 8 N.C. State in Dayton on Friday.
La Salle: No. 13b in the West region, will play No. 13a. Boise State in the first round in Dayton on Wednesday. The winner will play No. 4 Kansas State on Friday in Kansas City.

Join me for a live chat as the 2013 NCAA men's basketball championship bracket is revealed.

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A quick reminder that this year's venues are as follows:

First Round

University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio (Tuesday, March 19/Wednesday, March 20)

Sub-Regional Rounds

The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich. (Thursday, March 21/Saturday, March 23)
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky. (Thursday, March 21/Saturday, March 23)
EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah (Thursday, March 21/Saturday, March 23)
HP Pavilion, San Jose, Calif. (Thursday, March 21/Saturday, March 23)

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. (Friday, March 22/Sunday, March 24)
University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio (Friday, March 22/Sunday, March 24)
Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. (Friday, March 22/Sunday, March 24)
Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas (Friday, March 22/Sunday, March 24)

Regional Rounds

East: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. (Thursday, March 28/Saturday, March 30)
Midwest: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind. (Thursday, March 28/Saturday, March 30)
South: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas (Friday, March 29/Sunday, March 31)
West: Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif. (Friday, March 29/Sunday, March 31)

Final Four

Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga. (Saturday, April 6/Monday, April 8)

Jonathan Tannenwald Sports Producer
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