SoCon Basketball Tournament Brings Events for Fans
The Southern Conference (SoCon) basketball tournament kicks off in Asheville, Thursday March 1st.
Men's and women’s college teams will be playing at the US Cellular Center through Monday, March 5th.
On News 13 This Morning, Lauren Brigman gives viewers a look at some of the fan events planned for the weekend.
Education days allow several thousand local students to experience a game for free.
The Ingles Jamfest provides fans with a music experience outside the court and Hoops Against Hunger provides an opportunity to give back and get discounted admission.
Stephanie Brown, President and CEO of Explore Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, says last year's conference drew a crowd of more than 31,000 people and resulted in $4.2 million in direct spending.