SAN ANTONIO — There is no chance of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament sneaking up on you in Indianapolis. “March Madness” signs have popped up alongside Interstate 65, there is a massive, up-to-date bracket on the side of the JW Marriott and the windows of the elevated walkways downtown are covered in colorful, Final Four signage.
In San Antonio, meanwhile, people can be forgiven for not even realizing the NCAA women’s basketball tournament is happening until they’re right next to the Alamodome. There is nothing along the famed River Walk or on the city’s tallest buildings, and the only hint at the convention center are sandwich boards directing teams where to enter for COVID-19 testing.
from the obvious inequities between the two tournaments – – and promises