SACRAMENTO, CA - For the 13th straight year, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) NorCal Regional Basketball Championship Tournament will return to Sacramento's Power Balance Pavilion in 2013.
Maloof Sports and Entertainments announced that the NorCal Regionals will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2013 and they will continue to host the CIF State Basketball Championships through the 2015 season.
Since 1992, the venue, formally known as ARCO Arena has hosted thousands of athletes in search of a State title in both boys and girls basketball. Among them, current NBA players Jason Kidd, Jeremy Lin, Tayshaun Prince, Jrue Holiday and Chuck Hayes - the Modesto Christian product currently playing with the Kings - have all competed and showcased their talents.
The agreement extend's the venue's 26-year history as a host site for both regional and state basketball tournaments.
By Sean Cunningham, SCunningham@News10.net