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Cheryl Wong Named Big West Associate Commissioner for Championships

Cheryl Wong, who has been with the Pac-12 Conference for more than a decade, has been hired as associate commissioner for championships for the 11-institution Big West Conference. Wong will spearhead the planning and execution of all Big West championship events and serve as the lead sport administrator for multiple sports as the league expands […]

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Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, Big West Bring Collegiate Volleyball to Honolulu

The Big West Conference will bring three championship volleyball events to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa on O‘ahu over the next three years after a multi-year renewal of a wide-ranging partnership with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority will serve as presenting sponsor of the Big West for the 2024 and 2025 […]

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UC-Santa Barbara
The UC-Santa Barbara men's basketball team celebrated a Big West Conference Championship in the new Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada, on March 11. Photo courtesy of the Big West Conference

How Las Vegas Became College Basketball Central

Las Vegas has become a hub for many sports in the past few years as the WNBA, NHL and NFL have moved in, with the NBA and MLB reportedly not far off on the horizon. But one sport has been a consistent presence in the desert for many years: College basketball, which takes over Las […]

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Ontario (California) International Airport is now the official airport of the Big West Conference.

Big West Conference Partners With Ontario International Airport

The Big West Conference has announced that Ontario (California) International Airport is now the “Official Airport of The Big West.” “We’re pleased to welcome Ontario International Airport to the Big West family,” Big West Commissioner Dan Butterly said. “Ontario International is perfectly positioned in the heart of Big West country. Just a short drive from […]

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Big West Basketball Championships Moving To Dollar Loan Center

The Big West Conference has announced a multi-year agreement to bring the men’s and women’s basketball conference tournaments to the Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada, beginning in March 2022. “The Big West stands for innovation and opportunity and the Dollar Loan Center provides a tremendous, state-of-the-art venue to showcase the Big West, its member […]

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Van Wagner Launches Collegiate Esports Tournament

Van Wagner and eight of its NCAA conference partners have announced the launch of the Collegiate Esports Invitational, an online tournament that will be staged in February. Any enrolled student in a member school of the America East Conference, Big South Conference, Big West Conference, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Southland Conference, Sun Belt Conference, West […]

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Big West Hawaii

Hawaii Tourism Authority to Sponsor Big West Championships

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has signed on to become the presenting sponsor of the Big West Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Men’s Volleyball Championships. As an official corporate partner of the collegiate conference through 2023, the HTA plans to  showcase the Hawaiian Islands through partnership assets across the Big West’s broadcast, print, digital and social […]

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Big West Conference Moves 2021 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to Las Vegas

The Big West Conference will move the 2021 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships, presented by Hawai’i Tourism Authority, to the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas from March 9–13 with all 10 men’s and nine women’s teams participating in a bubble-like environment. The Mandalay Bay Events Center is home to the WNBA’s Las Vegas […]

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Big West Hires Dan Butterly as Commissioner

Dan Butterly, who during his time as Mountain West Conference senior associate commissioner worked on NCAA committees for men’s basketball, football and helped create the brand image for the College Football Playoff, will become the new commissioner of the Big West Conference after Dennis Farrell retires on July 1 after 28 years in charge of […]

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