DENVER AWARDED NCAA WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR: NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four to be held in Denver in 2012
In conjunction with the Women’s Final Four, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association conference will be held at the
“The NCAA Women’s Final Four tournament is a terrific event for
“This is a great opportunity for the Mountain West Conference to continue to grow the name and brand of our league,” said Commissioner Craig Thompson. “To be involved with both a fantastic local organizing committee and one of the best facilities in the country, bringing to this community the premier women’s college basketball event, will be one of the highlights of this conference.”
The successful Women’s Final Four bid is the result of a partnership between the Mountain West Conference as the host conference, Denver Sports, Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, The City of Denver and
The Denver Sports and Mountain West Conference’s concept for the Women’s Final Four centered on the idea of “Put It in the Hoop” and Denver’s compact, village like atmosphere. The “Hoop” is a mile (5280 ft.) radius around downtown
For more information on the Women’s Final Four, please visit the Denver Sports Web site at www.denversports.org.
The Metro Denver Sports Commission, or Denver Sports, is a non-profit organization whose vision is to ELEVATE SPORT and ENERGIZE LIVES. With a mission of attracting, facilitation and supporting the economic and social vitality of the greater metro area, Denver Sports works to draw premier domestic and international sporting events to the
From its inception in 1999, the Mountain West Conference (http://themwc.cstv.com) has been committed to excellence in intercollegiate athletics, while promoting the academic missions of its member institutions. The Mountain West Conference is comprised of nine Division I institutions: The United States Air Force Academy, Brigham Young University, Colorado State University, the University of New Mexico, San Diego State University, TCU, UNLV, the University of Utah and the University of Wyoming.
For more information, contact:
Sue Baldwin, Metro
Becky Motchan, Mountain West Conference