KU News Release

Feb. 14, 2011
Contact: Matt Beck, Recreation Services, 785-864-3270

KU to host regional basketball tournament for intramural teams

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has been selected to host a regional basketball championship for collegiate intramural squads.

The 2011 National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association National Campus Championship Series Regional Basketball Tournament will take place at KU’s Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center from Feb. 25 to 27.

Teams from around the Midwest will compete for the top spot in separate women’s and men’s divisions. Winners of each division qualify for the National Championships to be held April 1-3 at the University of Texas-Austin.

Applications for student teams and officials are accepted through Feb. 18. The public is encouraged to attend this free event. For more information on the tournament and to register, visit the KU Recreation Services website.

NIRSA is the leading resource for professional and student development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports. NIRSA includes nearly 4,000 highly trained professional, student and associate members throughout the United States, Canada and other countries and serves an estimated 5.5 million students.

The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university. University Relations is the central public relations office for KU's Lawrence campus.

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