The recent trend of having the Summit League Tournament held at J.L. Johnson Stadium shows that the ballpark is highly thought of as a college baseball destination in the post-season. In addition, the ballpark is close to several lodging options, has easy access, and can be a perfect setting for baseball.
The 2019 NCAA Tournament returned to Tulsa, Oklahoma with the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. The tournament was held at BOK Center in downtown Tulsa and hosted by The University of Tulsa. This year’s event was the third time the NCAA tournament was played at BOK Center in the last 8 years.
Historic Gallagher-Iba Arena is home to the Oklahoma State University men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling teams. The arena opened on December 9, 1938 and was originally named Gallagher Hall in honor of legendary wrestling coach Ed Gallagher; Coach Gallagher won 11 National Championships for Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University).
Frank C. Erwin Jr. Special Events Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary as the premier event center in the City of Austin, and for the University of Texas. Originally known as the Special Events Center, the building was re-named in 1980 to honor former UT Board of Regents member Frank Erwin.
Bud Walton Arena is home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks men’s basketball program. The venue is celebrating its 25th anniversary during the 2018-19 basketball season. Bud Walton Arena is also known as The Basketball Palace of Mid-America, and replaced Barnhill Arena on November 29, 1993.
FedExForum is a multi-purpose arena near the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis. The Memphis Tigers began playing in FedExForum on November 11 vs. Savannah State, replacing their former nearby home The Pyramid. The University of Memphis is one of three schools to play its home games in an NBA arena, but the Tigers are the only basketball program to share the facility with their NBA partner, the Memphis Grizzlies, but the Tigers do have their own locker room/lounge area inside the venue.