3-year deal starts with 2021 event
Charlotte already has a replacement for the CIAA basketball tournament.
The Big South Conference will play its men’s and women’s conference tournaments at Bojangles’ Coliseum from 2021-23, Charlotte City Council member James Mitchell confirmed. A press conference will take place tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the site where league Commissioner Kyle Kallander, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority CEO Tom Murray and Charlotte Sports Foundation Executive Director Danny Morrison will make the official announcement. The 11-team conference includes nearby teams such as Winthrop, as well as schools further out, like Hampton, a former CIAA and MEAC member.