MGM Grand Showcase College Hoops Doubleheader Set For Dec. 21
A new college basketball doubleheader called the MGM Grand Showcase is slated for Dec. 21 at the 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The hotel "has a three-year deal to host" the games, which will partly benefit Coaches vs. Cancer and will be televised on ESPNU and ESPN2. The featured teams for the inaugural year will be Colorado, Marquette, New Mexico and Oklahoma (LASVEGASSUN.com, 7/24). Tickets go on sale today and are priced from $30-250 (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 7/25).