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WAC Board Makes Changes to Championships

RUSTON – During its annual meeting this past week, the Western Athletic Conference Board of Directors made some changes to some of the league's postseason championships.

It was determined that the men's and women's basketball tournament will return to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for 2012-13 with all 10 men's and women's teams receiving an automatic invited to the event, which will be held March 12-16.

The Board also determined that the 2013 WAC Baseball Tournament will be held at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas as the tournament field will increase from six to eight teams.

The field for the 2012 WAC Volleyball Tournament will expand to eight teams as the event will be hosted by UTSA Nov. 19-21.

Louisiana Tech is slated to host the 2012 WAC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 27 as well as the 2013 WAC Softball Tournament May 8-11.