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April 28, 2011 17:12 ET

2010 CIS Final 8 Men's Basketball Championship Recognized With CSTA Prestige Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) announced today that the city of Ottawa and the 2010 CIS Final 8 Men's Basketball Championship presented by Milk was named the recipient of the Collegiate Sport Event of the Year Award.

The award was presented in Ottawa today at the CSTA Prestige Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with the 2011 CSTA Congress.

The 2010 championship saw a total of 53,306 fans attend the three-day event at Scotiabank Place, which was capped by a national championship victory by the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

From 2008 to 2010 the event was hosted in Ottawa through a partnership between the Carleton Ravens and Senators Sports & Entertainment. The championship returns to Scotiabank Place in Ottawa in 2013 and 2014.

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