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Dickies Arena to host 2020-22 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship

Posted Aug. 17, 2017

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Dickies Arena in Fort Worth has been selected to host the 2020-22 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championships. The dates of the championship will be March 12-15, 2020; March 11-14, 2021; and March 10-13, 2022.

All 12 American Athletic Conference schools will participate in the 2019 championship. The format calls for four first-round games on the first day, followed by four quarterfinal matchups, two semifinal contests and the championship game.

Scheduled to open in November 2019, Dickies Arena has been announced as the host of other national events. In addition to becoming the new home of the Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo performances, Dickies Arena will host the NCAA men’s basketball first and second round games in 2022 and the NCAA women’s gymnastics championships in 2020-2022.

The successful bid was due to a partnership between Multipurpose Arena Fort Worth, the not-for-profit operating entity of Dickies Arena, and the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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