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New schedule approved for Sun Belt men's basketball
Sun Belt basketball
A game tips off at the 2018 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball tournament, held at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans in March. On Monday, the conference announced major changes to the regular season format of the league's regular season schedule. Beginning in 2020, the Sun Belt tournament games played in New Orleans will be limited to the semifinals and finals and will be played at the Smoothie King Center — home of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans. - photo by
NEW ORLEANS — After exploring a men’s basketball strategic plan since the fall of 2017, the Sun Belt Conference’s Presidents and Chancellors announced on Monday a series of sweeping changes to both non-conference and conference scheduling, the postseason conference tournament format, and the location of the conference tournament.