Texas fans, stand for the playing of the Eyes of Texas at the Frank Erwin Center, might have an opportunity to see the local team player in Cedar Park. March 19, 2018. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Cedar Park named regional site for NCAA women’s basketball in 2021

Sweet 16 round will be held at the H-E-B Center

Posted July 18th, 2018

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  • Cincinnati, Albany and Spokane also chose as host sites for 2021

The NCAA Women’s Tournament is coming to Central Texas.

On Wednesday, the NCAA Women’s Basketball committee announced that Cedar Park will host a regional in 2021.

“We’re really excited that we’ve been chosen to host an NCAA Women’s Basketball Regional in 2021,” UT athletic directorChris Del Conte said. “It will be a tremendous opportunity for our university and athletic department to be a part of a really special event and to celebrate basketball in our great city.”


H-E-B Center at Cedar Park broke ground in June of 2008 and opened for business on September 25, 2009. It is a multi-purpose venue that serves as home to the Texas Stars, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, and the Austin Spurs, the NBA D-League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs.

“This is great news – we are honored that the NCAA has selected Austin and our world-class venue in the city of Cedar Park as a 2021 regional host,” said Sammy Wallace, H-E-B Center at Cedar Park general manager. “We look forward to working with UT athletics help make this an exciting and unforgettable championship experience for players, coaches, families and fans.”

Other 2021 regional host cities are Cincinnati, Albany (N.Y.) and Spokane (Wash.).

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