Bulldog Gatherings at Hoops in the Heartland


Join us for Hoops in the Heartland, the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball tournament and cheer on the Bulldogs. Fans are invited to a pre-game get-together at the Wyndham Moline on John Deere Commons, located adjacent to the Vibrant Arena at The MARK where the tournament is being held.

Starting one hour and 45 minutes prior to each tournament game Drake plays in, there will be a pep rally with the band, cheer squad and Griff II in the lobby. Fans will then line the walkway and follow the team into the arena and gather at the Brew House on the main concourse (near Section 205) until tip-off.

You do not need to register for this event, but you can register for announcements and updates about each pre-game gathering.

For tournament news, visit the Hoops in the Heartland website here

Tickets required to enter Vibrant Arena. MVC Tournament tickets can be purchased here.

Pre-game Details

When: Tournament March 14-17, 2024 | Times TBD  Gatherings will start one hour and 45 minutes prior to tip-off. 
Where: Wyndham Moline on John Deere Commons | 1415 River Dr, Moline IL 61265 and Vibrant Arena at THE MARK | 1201 River Dr, Moline IL 61265

Questions? Contact Mady Nachtman, assistant director of Regional Engagement, mady.nachtman@drake.edu or 515-271-3688.


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