‘The Basketball Tournament’ comes to Charleston, bringing more business for the community with it

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – After being canceled due to the pandemic in 2020, ‘The Basketball Tournament’ was able to finally make it’s way to the Capital City and create more business for local business owners.

“The fans have really come out this week, it’s been really good,” said Kevin Madison, general manager of the Black Sheep in Charleston. “This weekend we saw several people from in Charleston here for the game, many people out of state, out of town, they all came in they packed the place.”

The city of Charleston was chosen as one of cities for the regional ‘The Basketball Tournament’ (TBT) in 2020 but due to the COVID-19, it was canceled.

“We were supposed to host this in 2020 and obviously because of COVID the event was canceled,” said President of the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), Tim Brady. “We didn’t really lose money but we didn’t get the opportunity to make money.”

Brady said TBT stayed…

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