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The Pac-12 will transfer its championship sport to Las Vegas in 2020 and 2021.
Commissioner Larry Scott introduced the choice Wednesday at first of Pac-12 media day in Hollywood.
The league title sport has been performed at Levi’s Stadium in suburban Santa Clara, California, since 2014. The occasion has struggled for strong attendance previously half-decade, together with a noticeably empty stadium for Washington’s win over Utah final yr.
After the upcoming season, the sport will transfer to party-friendly Las Vegas and the Raiders’ new stadium, which remains to be below development simply west of the Strip.
The Pac-12 males’s basketball event has been performed in Las Vegas since 2013, and convention leaders have credited the transfer with boosting attendance.
Utah has been chosen as the favourite to win the Pac-12 within the annual preseason ballot of media members.
The Utes and Oregon have been tabbed to win their respective league divisions within the ballot launched Wednesday earlier than the convention’s media day in Hollywood.
Utah acquired 12 of 35 votes to win the Pac-12 for the primary time since becoming a member of the convention in 2011. Oregon acquired 11 votes and defending champion Washington had 10.
Oregon edged Washington by one level to take the North Division, adopted by Stanford and Washington State.
The Utes are the overwhelming selection within the South. USC picked up the opposite two first-place votes. Arizona State and UCLA tied for third.
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