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Lucas Oil Stadium will host the 2021 NCAA Final Four. But the city of Indianapolis is negotiation to host the entire tournament. (Photo: Visit Indy)

Cities Adjust as NCAA Calls
For Bubble-Like Basketball Tournament

The news that the NCAA will attempt to host its Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in one city was a tough blow for the 13 destinations that were looking to host opening and regional rounds. But as top collegiate officials continue their negotiations with Indianapolis to potentially host all rounds in a “controlled” bubble-like environment, […]

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Georgetown celebrates after winning the NCAA college soccer championship against Virginia in Cary, North Carolina, on December 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

NCAA Bid-Cycle Hosts Coming October 14

It may not have the drama of Selection Sunday, but Selection Wednesday is coming on October 14 as the NCAA will release future hosts for 86 championship events, including hundreds of regional competitions, for the 2022–2023 through 2025–2026 seasons. The announcement will be posted on the NCAA’s home page at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time […]

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The Purdue Boilermakers face the Davidson Wildcats during the 2018 Charleston Classic. (Photo by Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images)

Early-Season College Basketball Tournaments Wait for NCAA’s Decision

Last year’s college basketball season ended with a COVID-induced thud and no championship to speak of. Like every other sport on the collegiate landscape, basketball spent the summer full of uncertainty. And as its scheduled start date for practices loom, a sport that bridges both the fall and winter seasons — finishing in the spring […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena to Host Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament

The Big East Conference will move its women’s basketball tournament to one of the hotbeds of the sport, going to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, for a three-year contract starting in 2021. The move to Connecticut follows the readmission of the University of Connecticut and its powerhouse women’s program to the Big East. UConn […]

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New Texas Basketball Arena Named Moody Center

The University of Texas men’s and women’s basketball arena and events center, scheduled to open in 2022 with groundbreaking upcoming in December, will be named the Moody Center after a $130 million grant to the university from the Moody Foundation. The grant is the single largest gift from a foundation in Texas’ history and brings […]

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Rupp Arena Improvements Will Decrease Capacity

One of the most hallowed arenas in college basketball is getting improvements to modernize it a bit and there is a big drawback for fans: Less seating. Rupp Arena, the home of Kentucky basketball since 1976, will replace bleacher seats in the upper deck with chairback seating for the first time. Ahead of the basketball […]

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USC and Washington face off during their Pac-12 Basketball Tournament game Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena. USC won 78-73. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Pac-12 Basketball Doubles Down in Las Vegas

The Pac-12 Conference‘s continued emphasis on Las Vegas is only getting stronger, with the league holding its postseason men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Las Vegas through 2022 plus the creation of a non-conference scheduling series that will be hosted on the Strip. The Coast-to-Coast Challenge will start in December 2020 with Colorado facing TCU, […]

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