ST. LEO, FL — Saint Leo University announced the Toronto Raptors will use the university’s Marion Bowman Activities Center as the site of their 2020-21 pre-season training camp.
The Bowman Center, the permanent home of the Saint Leo Lions NCAA Division II basketball teams, has been unable to welcome many outside visitors since coronavirus precautions forced a postponement of competitive college play.
The Raptors are not able to play in Toronto due to Canada-U.S. border restrictions regarding the coronavirus and made the decision to temporarily relocate to Tampa. The Raptors will use Saint Leo University facilities through Dec. 11 as they prepare for the NBA regular season.
“We are excited to host the Toronto Raptors as they prepare for the start of their 2020-21 season,” said Saint Leo University Athletic Director Francis X. Reidy. “We are thrilled the Bowman Center can be ‘We the South’ for a few weeks while