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NCAA Considering N.Y. Area Venues To Host '13 Tourney East Regional
Published March 7, 2012
GLOBAL DESTINATION: In N.Y., Lenn Robbins wrote the Barclays Center "isn’t trying to kid anyone -- the Garden is the Garden -- but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for another elite hoops address." Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark said, "Our vision is for the Barclays Center to become a local, national and international destination. We’re going to have the best teams in the nation here, and we’re going to give local colleges and high schools a chance to experience playing on the same court that the Nets and the greatest players in the NBA." Yormark added, "I want people years from now to be able to say that they went to an event they never dreamed they would be able to go to because it was in Brooklyn and it was priced right" (N.Y. POST, 3/3).