CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams talks with reporters at Bojangle's Coliseum, January 25, 2017. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins for

As first reported by HBCU GameDay, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball tournament is leaving Charlotte and headed to Baltimore after its contract ends in 2020.

#Breaking: The #CIAA Tournament is heading north. An announcement is expected this week, but here’s what to expect.

— HBCU Gameday (@HBCUGameday) January 7, 2019

There has been no comment from tournament officials, but a press conference will be held on Tuesday to address the move.

We reported in December that Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., were also hoping to host the tournament from 2021-2023.