Originally Posted by scfastpitch
As has been pointed out , Dawn has family members nearby . Not only does her Mom live here , but she has a sister , I think , that's not too far away . She is always tweeting about doing things with her nieces and nephews . On the matter of the NCAA tournament , in 2015 the NCAA is supposed to go back to "merit-based" hosting for the first two rounds . So if we are in the top 16 we would host . For subsequent rounds I would love to see the city of Charlotte bid .
Does the fact that it is "merit-based" mean that it doesn't count as a predetermined host and thus isn't subject to the NCAA ban?