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Big East, ACC tourneys both thrive on NYC stage

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 20 / 17

So much for the saying, “This town ain’t big enough for both of us.” Apparently, there’s plenty of room in New York for both the Big East and the ACC. One of the real curiosities in basketball circles heading into conference tournament week was how the ACC Tournament...

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