Mohegan Sun in pursuit of AAC men's basketball conference tournament, too

Mohegan – Mohegan Sun officials have inquired about playing host to the American Athletic Conference's men's basketball tournament in 2014, casino sources said Friday.

The AAC is the name of UConn's new league for next season.

Mohegan Sun made a bid for the AAC women's tournament earlier this week.

The sources said Mohegan has already alerted league officials of their interest and would have a formal offer early next week.

Las Vegas and Atlantic City have played host to conference tournaments in the past. The Pac-12 tournament running became the fourth conference tournament inLas Vegasthis past season, along with the Mountain West, Western Athletic Conference and West Coast Conference. The games are played at the MGM Grand Arena and inside other arenas on casino properties.

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