MWC tournaments staying in Vegas
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Mountain West Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments are staying in Las Vegas through 2016.
The league's board of directors approved a three-year extension to continue holding the tournaments at the Thomas & Mack Center. Las Vegas has served as the host site for the MWC from 2000-03 and 2007-present.
League commissioner Craig Thompson said Friday that "Las Vegas is a destination city and in recent years has become a hotbed for NCAA basketball."
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