The Pac-12 basketball tournament has been at Staples Center in Los Angeles forever, but it appears to be ready to move on to another location. Staples has been unsatisfying as a college basketball location or a place to host a tournament, and now the conference is ready to try out a new place.
Like Las Vegas. Doesn't Las Vegas sounding good? Jon Wilner has more.
Hearing that Pac-12 tourney headed to MGM Grand Garden starting '13. Official announcement expected next Tuesday.— Jon Wilner (@wilnerhotline) March 6, 2012
Cal and Stanford fans would probably be more inclined to fly down for a long weekend in Vegas as opposed to the traffic pithole that is Los Angeles, and it might be a great boon to the local Vegas economy as a result.
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