Frank Viverito http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis hosts its own version of "March Madness" http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-hosts-its-own-version-march-madness <p>The St. Louis region is kicking off what the <a href="http://www.stlouissports.org/">St. Louis Sports Commission</a> is calling its version of &quot;March Madness.&quot; Beginning with the Missouri Valley Conference men&#39;s basketball tournament this weekend, the area will host four straight weeks of college sports tournaments.</p><p>The region will also host the MVC women&#39;s basketball tournament from March 8-11 at The Family Arena, the NCAA Division 1 wrestling championships from March 15-17 and the NCAA Division 1 men&#39;s basketball regional on March 23 and 25.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:10:05 +0000 Alex King 3181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis hosts its own version of "March Madness"