Missouri Valley Conference

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Braves, Bulldogs, Panthers, and Lady Bears are showing the same talent and strength as their forerunners. At a breakfast today in Moline, the Missouri Valley Conference celebrated 25 years of women's sports. 

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Tickets for the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball tournament go on sale Saturday. The tournament will be held March 8th through the 11th at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

MVC Adds a Year in the QC

Sep 25, 2017

One of the top sports events in the Quad Cities will be held here for at least one more year. The convention and visitors bureau and the Missouri Valley Conference have tentatively agreed to extend their current contract for the women's basketball tournament through 2019 at the iWireless Center.

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View of the basketball court and seats inside the iWireless Center
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Hundreds of basketball players, coaches, and fans are in the Quad Cities for the Missouri Valley Conference women's tournament, Hoops in the Heartland.

On today's WVIK News Focus, Michelle O'Neill reports the winning team will be crowned on Sunday, and a local tourism official hopes the iWireless Center is packed to the rafters.

MVC Tournament Brackets

Mar 8, 2016

The brackets for the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball tournament were released Saturday and the tournament is set to begin Thursday afternoon at the iWireless Center. 

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NCAA Division I women's basketball debuts in the Quad Cities this weekend.

file / WVIK Staff

There's still six months until a major women's basketball tournament comes to Moline-- but, organizers are already making a home in the Quad Cities. Today, the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its new logo and slogan, "Hoops in the Heartland." 

Staff from the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau spent the weekend in Saint Charles, Missouri, watching the Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball tournament. One year from now, the tournament will be held here, at the I Wireless Center in Moline.