ORLANDO, Fla. — March Madness has officially tipped off in Central Florida as part of what is a busy week in downtown Orlando.
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The tournament has arrived in The City Beautiful for first time since 2017, and the seventh time overall.
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Orlando is a host site for the first and second rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Earlier Wednesday, Greenville, South Carolina pulled an upset of Virginia. And that was just the first of four games set for today at the Amway Center downtown.
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