The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Wednesday announced that the University of Southern Indiana (USI) and the Evansville Sports Corporation had been chosen to co-host several future NCAA events.
USI and the Evansville Sports Corporation have been chosen to co-host the 2024, 2025 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Elite Eight at the Ford Center, as well as the 2026 NCAA II Swimming and Diving National Championships at the Deaconess Aquatic Center. The NCAA also awarded the 2023 NCAA II Cross Country Midwest Regional to USI and the Evansville Sports Corporation.
"Evansville Sports Corp and USI are excited to work together once again to bring high-level NCAA championship competition to the area," said Evansville Sports Corp. President Eric Marvin. "We couldn't be more thrilled to bring the Division II Men's Elite Eight back to the Ford Center in 2024 and 2025."
NCAA made more than 450 selections of host sites for preliminary rounds and final sites of predetermined championships in Divisions I, II, and III, with most to be held from 2022-23 through 2025-26.
You can read the full news release from the NCAA on its website.