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The NCAA Women's Tournament will move to two host cities for the Sweet 16 and Elite 8, while Dallas will host a championship triple-header in 2023.

NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee Makes Site Change

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee is making a significant change to how it hosts the Sweet 16 and Elite 8. The 2023 championship regional rounds will move from a four-host to a two-host format, with eight competing teams playing at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, and eight at Climate Pledge […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be staying in Baltimore until 2025.

CIAA Basketball Tournaments Staying in Baltimore

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be staying in Baltimore for the foreseeable future. Following a successful 2022 edition, which generated a total economic impact of $19.6 million, the joint tournaments have been extended in Baltimore until 2025. “I personally could not be more excited that the CIAA has […]

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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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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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TIAA Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Ivy League Basketball Tournaments

TIAA will be the title sponsor for the Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments starting March 11 at Lavietes Pavilion on the campus of Harvard University in the greater Boston area. Princeton, Penn, Yale and Cornell will be in the men’s tournament. The women’s field consists of Princeton, Columbia, Yale and a team to […]

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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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New Venue Proposed for Baylor Basketball in Waco

A new $185 million arena for the national powerhouse Baylor University basketball teams and other events will be part of a larger development in downtown Waco, Texas. The Bears men’s basketball team, coming off its first national championship in the spring, is ranked No. 1 early in the 2021–2022 college basketball season. Should approvals from […]

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Expansion of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament to 68 Teams Approved

The field for the 2022 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament will expand to 68 teams from 64 after a proposal was approved Wednesday by the Division I Council. The approval follows a recommendation from the much-discussed external gender equity review of NCAA championships that examined historical inequities in college basketball after the publicized issues […]

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