ACC Tournament Moving To Brooklyn
The Atlantic Coast Conference is taking its men's basketball tournament to New York.
A person familiar with the situation said Tuesday the league has completed a two-year deal to bring the tournament to Brooklyn's Barclays Center starting in 2017.
The Atlantic 10 was scheduled to play its tournament there through 2017, but will move in exchange for playing an ACC/A-10 doubleheader at Barclays during the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. The A-10 tournament will then return to Barclays for three years starting in 2019.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league hasn't publicly commented on the move.
The ACC and Atlantic 10 are scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday at the Barclays Center to announce the deal.
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