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SWAC Football and Basketball championship coming to Texas

Dallas Examiner | 6/3/2013, 11:14 a.m. | Updated on 6/3/2013, 11:14 a.m.

Special to The Dallas Examiner

NEW ORLEANS – The Southwestern Athletic Conference Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to relocate the 2013 Toyota SWAC Football Championship and 2014 Basketball Tournament to Houston, Texas for the next three seasons.

The football championship game will be held at the home of the NFL Houston Texans, Reliant Stadium, while the basketball tournament will be housed at the Toyota Center, the home of the NBA Houston Rockets.

The football championship will be at Reliant Stadium 2013 through 2015, while the basketball tournament will be played at the Toyota Center 2014 through 2016.

The 2013 Toyota SWAC Football Championship is scheduled for Dec. 7, while the 2014 basketball tournament is slated for March 11 through March 15.