The Men’s NCAA Sweet 16 comes to Cleveland for the first time tonight with Kentucky, Notre Dame, Wichita State and West Virginia all looking to move onto the Final Four in Indianapolis.

This isn’t the first time the NCAA tournament has been held in Cleveland.  Let’s take a look back at some of the best NCAA tournament games to come to Cleveland.

2005 Men’s NCAA Tournament

Jermareo Davidson #33 of the Alabama Crimson Tide battles Ed McCants #22 of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Panthers during the first round of the 2005 NCAA Championship March 17, 2005 at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Panthers won 83-73.  (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

Jermareo Davidson #33 of the Alabama Crimson Tide battles Ed McCants #22 of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Panthers during the first round of the 2005 NCAA Championship March 17, 2005 at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The Panthers won 83-73. (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

Date: March 17, 2005
Final Score: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (12) 83, Alabama (5) 73

The Panthers from the Horizon League started their Cinderella post-season with a 10 point victory over the favored Crimson Tide.

The West Virginia University Mountaineers celebrate defeating the Creighton University Bluejays 63-61 during the first round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 17, 2005 at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

The West Virginia University Mountaineers celebrate defeating the Creighton University Bluejays 63-61 during the first round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 17, 2005 at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Date: March 17, 2005
Final Score: West Virginia (7) 63, Creighton (10) 61

It wasn’t an upset, but the WVU pulled off an exciting last second dunk after a blocked shot by Tyrone Sally to give the Mountaineers the victory.

Ed McCants #22 and James Wright #23 of the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers celebrate during the game with the Boston College Eagles in the second round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 19, 2005 at The Wolstein Center  in Cleveland, Ohio. The Panthers won 83-75.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Ed McCants #22 and James Wright #23 of the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers celebrate during the game with the Boston College Eagles in the second round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 19, 2005 at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The Panthers won 83-75. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Date: March 19, 2005
Final Score: UW–Milwaukee (12) 83, Boston College (4) 75

The little team that could, pulled off a second upset, beating Boston College with strong play from Joah Tucker and Ed McCants.

Kevin Pittsnogle #34 of the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrates after defeating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 111-105 in the double overtime during the second round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 19, 2005 at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Kevin Pittsnogle #34 of the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrates after defeating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 111-105 in the double overtime during the second round of the 2005 NCAA Championship on March 19, 2005 at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Date: March 19, 2005
Final Score: West Virginia (7) 111, Wake Forest (2) 105 (2 OT)

With one of the most exciting games of the 2005 tournament, the Mountaineers, led by Mike Gansey from Olmsted Falls, overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Wake Forest in double-overtime

2007 Women’s NCAA Tournament National Championship

Head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and her son Tyler celebrate after cutting down the net after Tennessee's 59-46 win against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to win the 2007 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Game at Quicken Loans Arena on April 3, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and her son Tyler celebrate after cutting down the net after Tennessee’s 59-46 win against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to win the 2007 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Game at Quicken Loans Arena on April 3, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Date: April 3, 2007
Final Score: Tennessee 59, Rutgers 46

Candace Parker and the Tennessee Volunteers ended their championship season with a victory over Cinderella sweethearts Rutgers.

Fun Fact: the 2007 Rutgers team were the topic of a Don Imus rant that ultimately lead to his firing.

2011 Men’s NCAA Tournament

Jae Crowder #32 of the Marquette Golden Eagles is congratulated by teammates Dwight Buycks #23, Darius Johnson-Odom #1 and Davante Gardner #54 after a play in the first half against the Xavier Musketeers during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 18, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jae Crowder #32 of the Marquette Golden Eagles is congratulated by teammates Dwight Buycks #23, Darius Johnson-Odom #1 and Davante Gardner #54 after a play in the first half against the Xavier Musketeers during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 18, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Date: March 18, 2011
Final Score: Marquette (11) 66, Xavier (6) 55

Joseph Fulce #21 and Dwight Buycks #23 of the Marquette Golden Eagles celebrate after defeating the Syracuse Orange during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joseph Fulce #21 and Dwight Buycks #23 of the Marquette Golden Eagles celebrate after defeating the Syracuse Orange during the third of the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Date: March 20, 2011
Final Score: Marquette (11) 66, Syracuse (3) 62

Marquette, an 11 seed, defeated #6 Xavier and #3 Syracuse to be one of the Cinderella stories of the 2011 tournament.  Unfortunately for the Golden Eagles, their magical story ended after they left Cleveland.

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