ACC brings championship sites back to North Carolina

  • ACC brings championship sites back to North Carolina

ACC brings championship sites back to North Carolina

In addition, the Omaha Civic Auditorium hosted NCAA Tournament play in 1977. Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland will host first and second round NCAA men's basketball tournament games in 2020, while PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh has NCAA men's basketball first and second round games slated for 2022. Like women's basketball, swimming will be held in Greensboro through 2023.

The NCAA appears to have enacted a major shift in policy, using the heavy critical fire its receiving for its return to North Carolina as cover for its acceptance of gambling.

One day after the NCAA announced it would return to North Carolina, the ACC confirmed that its neutral-site championship events are coming back, too. This makes up for the game Charlotte lost to Orlando last season due to North Carolina's passage of House Bill 2.

Women's Basketball: The ACC Women's Basketball Tournament will return to Greensboro for the 18th time in 19 years between February 28-March 4, 2018.

— The men's and women's tennis championships will return to Cary in April 2018.

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed a compromise bill March 30 after it was approved by the Republican-controlled legislature. The compromise was reached days after the NCAA said the state was down to its final days to get something done about the law. "The NCAA also believes North Carolina has more work to do and we look forward to working with them". I think for sure they'll bring some of their championships here.

"We have yet to see any evidence showing how the NCAA can ensure basic nondiscrimination protections for these events", said Sarah Gillooly, policy director for the ACLU of North Carolina.

- The ACC on Wednesday outlined the terms under which college sports championships would return to competition in North Carolina, including extending the contracts of state venues that missed out during the ban. Verlander said that the citywill re-submit a bid for the golf for 2020 and beyond and noted that the NCAA went out only two years for the golf and four years forall other sports.

Men's Basketball: The ACC Men's Basketball Tournament schedule for the next three years remains unchanged.

The conference said Wednesday morning that the Dr. Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will take place December 2 at Bank of America Stadium.

Most notably, the ACC football title game will remain in Charlotte through 2020 instead of 2019. This year's All-Star Game, originally scheduled to be held in Charlotte, was moved to New Orleans.

In 2021, N.C. State will host the first and second round of the men's basketball tournament at the PNC Arena. The 2015 game between Clemson and North Carolina attracted 74,514 fans, setting a Bank of America Stadium attendance record. In 2012, they pulled six planned championship events in New Jersey, specifically citing the "integrity of the game" and "concerns for student-athlete well-being" as its reason for doing so.

HB 142 prevents state agencies, public schools, and local governments from adopting policies ensuring that transgender people can access restrooms matching their gender. HB2 is off the books, but critics say the replacement law still allows the state to discriminate against the LGBT community.