For the first time ever, the city of Columbus is set to host the NCAA women’s basketball Final Four in 2018.
The announcement was made Monday evening on ESPN2 after the women’s basketball committee visited Columbus in September.
Columbus was up against Dallas, Houston, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay and New Orleans in the bidding process. Each city was in the running to host the Final Four between 2017 and 2020, with Dallas getting 2017, Tampa Bay being awarded the 2019 tournament and New Orleans receiving the Final Four in 2020.
Columbus has never hosted the women’s Final Four, but last hosted first round matchups at Ohio State’s St. John Arena… Read more