It was definitely fun while it lasted...but, we all knew the Conference USA Men's Basketball tournament would leave the Bluff City some day...
That day comes in a couple of years..
Tulsa is awarded the 2010 C-USA Men's basketball tournament.
It'll be the first time since the '03-'04 season the tourney has been held outside of Memphis and FedExForum.
At the Leagues' Spring Meetings today down in Destin, Florida..C-USA's 12 athletic directors voted to hold the tournament in Tulsa at the Golden Hurricane's new BOK Center.
That's scheduled to open in September.
The 2009 tournament will be in Memphis for the fifth straight year.
The Tigers have won 3 of the last 4 tournaments at FedExForum.
No decision yet on where the 2010 C-USA Women's tournament will be held.