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Basketball: Pac-12 tournament moves to Vegas

By Jeff Faraudo
Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 12:12 pm in Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Pac-12 news.

As expected, the Pac-12 Conference announced today the league tournament will move next season to the MGM Grand at Las Vegas. The conference signed a three-year contract with the MGM. Cal coach Mike Montgomery expressed support for the move a week ago. Here’s more.

Meanwhile . . . 

   — UCLA announced that coach Ben Howland will return for his 10th season.

   — Three Pac-12 teams begin play with home games tonight in the NIT. Texas-Arlington visits Washington, LSU is at Oregon and Cleveland State travels to Stanford.

   — Washington State is at San Francisco on Tuesday night in the CBI.

 

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  • http://CapitolGoldBuyers.com BlakeStreetBear

    Awesome! It should have never been approved to just have the tourney in LA, right in $c’s backyard, the ghetto.

    I will try to make it to Vegas next year, I would never have traveled to LA though. Good move pac12.