Tuesday September 9th, 2014

San Antonio is hoping to bring the Final Four back to the city and will host a rally on Wednesday to try to persuade the selection committee.

The rally, which will be free to the public, will take place at a local mall. San Antonio hosted the Final Four in 2008, and the NCAA is scheduled to award the Final Fours from 2017 to 2020 in November. 

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Other cities that have put in bids include Atlanta; Minneapolis; Indianapolis; Arlington, Texas; Glendale, Arizona; and New Orleans. Glendale is the only city that has not previously hosted a Final Four.

“I think this will be a hard decision for the committee, specifically because each city has its own assets and all of them are very different,”  Andy Arnold, the NCAA's assistant director of the Division I men's basketball staff, said, according to the San Antonio Express-News.

Next season’s Final Four will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and Houston’s NRG Stadium will host the 2016 event.

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