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Syracuse University and JMA Wireless announced a 10-year partnership for naming rights of the University’s iconic on-campus stadium.

Syracuse University and JMA Wireless Agree to Naming Rights Deal

The iconic dome that houses Syracuse basketball and football, among other events, has a new name. Syracuse University and JMA Wireless have announced a 10-year partnership for naming rights of the on-campus stadium. For the first time since the venue opened in 1980, the stadium will have a new name, only the second in its […]

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Big Ten Keeps Football Title Game in Indianapolis, Bringing Basketball Tournaments to Minneapolis

The Big Ten Conference will keep its football championshig pame at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis through 2024 while also announcing that its 2023 women’s basketball tournament, plus the 2024 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, will be heading to the Target Center in Minneapolis, which recently hosted the Women’s Final Four. “We are thrilled to […]

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Women’s Final Four Shines Spotlight on Minnesota’s Basketball Culture

The 27-year wait was worth it for the basketball-mad region of Minneapolis-St. Paul after a Women’s Final Four that was in many ways the first major event that the city was able to organize since the pandemic. More than 36,000 fans attended games at the Target Center between the two semifinals on April 1 and […]

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Hotels and the Rise of Sports-Related Travel: Julius Robinson on Marriott’s NCAA Partnership and Industry Trends

The Women’s Final Four in Minneapolis was the biggest gathering in women’s college basketball since the pandemic began more than two years ago. And in the light of last year’s NCAA gender equity report, all eyes were on the destination to make sure that women’s sports were celebrated not only on the court and in […]

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Purdue University Approves Football, Basketball Venue Improvements

The board of trustees at Purdue University have approved a pair of projects that combine for more than $50 million in improvements to the facilities that house the Boilermakers football and men’s and women’s basketball teams, all funded through donor gifts. “We are fortunate at Purdue to have the fan and donor support necessary to […]

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Alabama fans cheer before a game against LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium, in Tuscaloosa. The SEC is set to get two new teams when Oklahoma and Texas join the mix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Why College Conference Realignment
Reshapes the Sports Tourism Landscape

College sports is amid revolutionary change that may not be surpassed in its long and sometimes controversial history. The ability of athletes — sorry, student-athletes — to earn money off name, image and likeness has turned the traditional college sponsorship model upside down. The NCAA recently adopted a new constitution that may see further changes […]

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Cal-State Northridge’s Matadome to be Renamed After Credit Union

Cal State-Northrdige has agreed to a 10-year partnership with Premier America Credit Union that includes the renaming of the university’s athletics facility after the company. The Matadome, home to CSUN’s men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams, will be rebranded to the Premier America Credit Union Arena. The partnership also includes Premier America being designated […]

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MAAC Keeps Basketball Championships at Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has signed a one-year contract extension with Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall to host the league’s basketball championships through 2023 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 2021–2022 season for the conference ends with the men’s and women’s tournaments at the historic venue from March 8–12. Boardwalk Hall was selected to host […]

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Tournament Field Announced for 2022 Cayman Islands Classic

LSU, Kansas State and Nevada will be among the headlining teams at the fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic men’s college basketball tournament, which will be held November 21–23 at The John Gray Gymnasium, minutes away from famed Seven Mile Beach. Akron, Illinois State, Rhode Island, Tulane and Western Kentucky will also compete in the tournament. […]

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College Basketball Invitational Returns to Daytona Beach in 2022

Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center will be the host in March for the 14th annual College Basketball Invitational, featuring 16 teams from across the country not selected for the NCAA Tournament. The CBI is one of four postseason men’s college basketball tournaments along with the NCAA, NIT and CIT. Prior to last year, the CBI was […]

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