Charleston to host 2018 Mountain East Conference Basketball Tournament

Charleston will host the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament for the Mountain East Conference in 2018. (MGN Online)

Charleston will host the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournament for the Mountain East Conference next year.

The decision on the location of the tournament was announced Monday, according to a news release from the Charleston's Mayor's Office.

“Our goal is to build on the progress we made in 2017, make the 2018 event the best one in the history of the conference and leave a strong, lasting impression that will make everyone associated with the Mountain East want to come back to Charleston every year they can,” Mayor Danny Jones said.The tournament includes 12 colleges and universities throughout West Virginia and the region. It is scheduled for Feb. 28 through March 4, 2018.
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