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LaTech makes its pitch to bring C-USA to Shreveport-Bossier

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Destin, Fl - Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland, along with officials from the cities of Shreveport and Bossier made their case Monday at the Conference-USA meetings in Destin, Florida to bring the conference basketball tournament here next spring.

This past march the tournament was held in El Paso, Texas. UTEP was another of the schools which made their pitch Monday, along with Southern Miss and UAB. If this area gets the tournament, the main games would be played at the Century Link Center in Bossier City, with some preliminary women's games played at Centenary's Gold Dome in Shreveport. The next step will be for conference athletic directors to vote on the matter, but it is unclear how quickly that might happen.
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