SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Conference Carolinas and Wofford College officially announced today 2020 Conference Carolinas Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will be held at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2020.
The announcement was made before a crowd of media, Wofford officials, local tourism officials and Conference Carolinas men's and women's basketball head coaches and athletic administrators at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.
"This is an exciting day for Conference Carolinas," Commissioner Chris Colvin said. "Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium is one of the top facilities in all of college basketball and holding our men's and women's basketball championships here will allow us to showcase our top-notch student-athletes at a high level. This is an exciting day for Conference Carolinas. I cannot say enough good things about those who have helped us make this happen. Building Manager Byron Rucker, in particular, has worked hard with us behind the scenes to make this a reality. I truly appreciate Director of Athletics Richard Johnson and everyone associated with Wofford College for allowing us to utilize the facility."
The 2020 Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will officially start on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 with higher-seeded institutions hosting quarterfinal matchups for the right to advance to the semifinals at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The championship games of the 2020 Conference Carolinas Basketball Championships will be held in Spartanburg on Sunday, March 8, 2020.
"We are excited to be able to provide a home for the Conference Carolinas 2020 basketball tournament," Johnson said. "Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium is a state-of-the-art facility that has already hosted many premier events and we are pleased to add the Conference Carolinas tournament to that list."
The addition of the Conference Carolinas Basketball Championships to the athletics calendar in the 2020 year in Spartanburg is something that truly excites the local community.
"Spartanburg is thrilled to partner with Wofford College and Conference Carolinas to host the 2020 Basketball Championships," Kristyn Hawkins, Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau's Sports Tourism Sales Director, said. "We look forward to hosting and partnering with Conference Carolinas on future conference championships."