Basketball: Major tournament held at Ottawa U in jeopardy

The Clint Dunning Memorial Tournament, a high school tourney typically held on the final weekend in January at the University of Ottawa, is a major date on the calendar in Ottawa basketball circles. The university is hedging a little on giving it continued support, citing booking issues and the demands of women's basketball and volleyball teams, which is valid.
"The U. of O. men's basketball team may have to pay $2,500 to the university, if it wants to stage the tournament over a weekend in 2010. That is if it can get the gym time." - Ottawa Citizen
There is a larger picture that the availability of facilities of Ottawa has not kept pace with the university's growth in enrolment. At the same time, it is really something to imagine that there would be not one iota thought given to favouring one of the schoool's marquee teams. C'est la vie in Canada.

(Cross-posted to Out of Left Field.)
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