Contributed by: filbert Friday, May 25 2007 @ 07:38 AM CST
“We’re ecstatic,” said Kevin Gray, president of the Kansas City Sports Commission. “It demonstrates that if you have the facilities, you can be competitive in these situations.”Meanwhile, Sioux Falls and Tulsa[*2] are the finalists for hosting the Summit League (nee Mid-Continent Conference) men's and women's basketball championships:
The league, which is changing its name from the Mid-Continent Conference on June 1, will make a site visit to Sioux Falls next week for the 2009 and 2010 tourneys. Conference commissioner Tom Douple said Sioux Falls and Tulsa, Okla., are the only two in the running.