By Dillon Thomas

DENVER (CBS4) — Men’s March Madness basketball will be hosted in Denver in 2021, 2023 and 2025.

A general view of the court with March Madness signage is seen prior to the start of the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Rhode Island Rams in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 15, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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In 2017, the NCAA announced the Mountain West Conference and the Pepsi Center will host the 2021 west regional for the tournament.

Now we’re learning Denver will host first and second round games in 2023 and 2025.

The games next year will be the first NCAA basketball tournament games hosted in Denver since the 2012 women’s Final Four.

Dillon Thomas