Times Union Center to host championship basketball conference for the next 3 years

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Times Union Center welcomes the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Basketball Championships back for another three years.

MAAC President voted Wednesday to have the tournaments hosted at the Times Union Center for the 2017-2019.

The Times Union Center says it hosted the conference 16 times, with the first in 1990.

“The residents of the Capital District are no strangers to basketball,” Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy said. “The MAAC student athletes provide skill and entertainment to fans during the regular season and everyone looks forward to watching them face off during Championship week.”

The 2017 MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships will be held at the Times Union Center March 2-6, 2017. Tickets go on sale this fall.

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