The Gulf South Conference's decision to move its basketball and softball championships to the DeSoto Civic Center is a big boost for Memphis' own Christian Brothers University.
The Bucs and their fans will have a much shorter drive than the current Tupelo location.
Both the mens and womens basketball tournaments will begin in March of 2007 and run through 2011.
CBU Basketball Coach Mike Nienabor says he couldn't be more pleased.
"I think the more casual fans we have at all our home games will make the trip. If we're in the tournament, they're gonna make the trip down here to see us."
The Greenbrook Softball complex will hold the womens tournament for the next 3 years beginning in May.