Basketball Games To Bring Economic Boom

March 20, 2019, 12:15 pm EST | Share:

COLUMBIA, SC (WTAT-TV) – Columbia is gearing up for game time this weekend.

The city is expected to be filled with thousands of basketball fans.

Activities are set to start Thursday, March 21st.

Columbia City leaders expect a big economic impact. Tourism official say more than 25-thousand people are expected to visit Colonial Life Arena for the first and second rounds of the men’s basketball tournament.