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On 09/27/2011 09:26 AM in NCAA Basketball

A-10 tourney moving to Brooklyn

Newport News, VA (Sports Network) - The Atlantic 10 has called a news conference for Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. (et), when it's expected the conference will announce the movement of the men's basketball tournament to Brooklyn's Barclays Center starting in 2013.

The new arena is slated to open in September 2012 and will be the new home of the NBA's Nets.

Wednesday's news conference will be held at the Barclays Center.

The Atlantic 10 started the tournament in 1977 in Philadelphia and it's moved to several venues. Since 2007, the event has been held at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.