The 2020 A-10 tournament was cancelled after two opening-round games were played at the Barclays Center. The event will return to the arena in 2023 and 2024 after moving to Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., in 2022.
“The A-10 has a great relationship and partnership with Barclays Center and BSE Global, thus deciding on this relocation was bittersweet as we have had exciting games and our student-athletes have had first-class experiences,” Atlantic 10 Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade said in a press release. “I am appreciative of the support and leadership from Barclays Center, and look forward to returning in 2023 and 2024. The challenges presented by COVID-19 and the ability to host this event on campus provides the league with operational efficiencies, established local health departments relationships, and a familiarity of conference COVID-19 protocols. We are fortunate to have first class arenas throughout the A-10, with strong administrative and operational staff on campus, giving the league numerous options for a member institution to host.”