Gender Equity Fuels Debate Over Moving Final Fours to Same City

April 4, 2022

The NCAA has traditionally hosted the men’s and women’s Final Fours in different cities, but that setup has been called into question because of gender equity issues.

In 2013, Big East commissioner Val Ackerman suggested hosting both Final Fours in the same city in a white paper — though the NCAA largely ignored the idea. But after last year’s report by Kaplan Hecker & Fink agreed, the NCAA finally commissioned a formal review. Front Office Sports