The SWAC Women and Men Basketball Championships will be held in Birmingham at the Bill Harris Arena Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16.
This is the first time the basketball championships will be played in Birmingham since 2010.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference is home of two of the state's biggest HBCUs, Alabama State University in Montgomery and Alabama A&M University in Huntsville.
The SWAC's headquarters is in Birmingham
The championship and other SWAC sports could be returning to Birmingham for a longer period of time, according to the new Commissioner Charles McClelland. More at WBRC.com.