Hope you’ve got your brackets filled out because this year's NCAA Tournament is about to get underway. If you can’t be in the arena or on campus, the next best way to appreciate March Madness is by finding out where your fellow alums are gathering to watch your school’s games and then joining them.

Neighborhoods.com has scoured Chicago to figure out exactly where every school fanbase hosts their gamewatch for basketball games. We’ve double-checked with alumni groups and bars to make sure the information is current and correct. Check out the rundown below, fish that lucky t-shirt out of your closet, and head over to the watering hole of choice to root for your squad on the road to the Final Four!

Know about a Chicago gamewatch for a college fanbase that we missed? Let us know and we’ll add it.

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Location TBD

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Florida State

Country Club (Wrigleyville)

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The Pony (Lakeview)

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Finley Dunne's (Lakeview)

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The Diag (Lakeview)

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North Carolina

Gamekeepers (Lincoln Park)

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Kincades Bar (Lincoln Park)

Cork and Kerry at the Park (Armour Square)

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Oklahoma State

Broken English (Old Town

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Location TBD

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New Line Tavern (West Loop

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South Carolina


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Location TBD

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Derby (Lincoln Park)

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Virginia Tech

Tobacco Road (Lincoln Park)

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Wake Forest

Location TBD

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West Virginia

Location TBD

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