DETROIT (AP) - The NCAA says it had a marvelous week in the Motor City.
The chairman of the selection committee, though, declined to predict Tuesday when or if the Final Four would return to Detroit because he won't be part of the next bid process. Detroit will have to wait a few years to submit another bid to host a Final Four in 2017 or later.
Chairman Mike Slive lauded the record-breaking crowds at the games and related events. North Carolina beat Michigan State on Monday night in front of a championship-game record crowd of 72,922 at Ford Field.
Other marks were set with 75,000 at Hoop City, 4,000-plus kids at the Final Four Dribble and 1,702 participants in the Road to the Final Four 5K Run.