-ESPN networks to air all four Championship Round games-
KANSAS CITY, MO – The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced today the matchups for the championship round of the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic. All four games of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at SprintCenter in Kansas City, Mo., will be aired live on ESPN networks.
On Monday, November 23, Kansas State will take on Missouri at 7:00pm ET on ESPNU, followed by North Carolina and Northwestern at 9:00pm ET on ESPN2. On Tuesday, November 24, the consolation game will tip off at 7:30pm ET on ESPN3, followed by the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic championship game at 10:00pm ET on ESPN2.
|--- CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS ----|
|Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.|
|Monday, November 23 – 7:00 PM ET||Tuesday, November 24 – 7:30 PM ET|
|Kansas State vs. Missouri (ESPNU)||Consolation Game (ESPN3)|
|North Carolina vs. Northwestern (ESPN2)||Championship Game (ESPN2)|
Those four schools will serve as the four host round participants for this year’s CBE Hall of Fame Classic, with the opening round games of the tournament beginning on November 13th. Each of those teams will play two games on campus, before advancing to the championship rounds in Kansas City.
Joining the four host teams in the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic are Columbia, Fairfield, Maryland – Eastern Shore and Wofford. The complete list of games for the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic are as follows:
|---- HOST ROUNDS ----|
|Manhattan Regional Rounds - Bramlage Coliseum – Manhattan, KS|
Friday, November 13 – Time TBD - Maryland – Eastern Shore at Kansas State
|Monday, November 16 – Time TBD - Columbia at Kansas State|
|Chapel Hill Regional Rounds - Dean E. Smith Center – Chapel Hill, NC|
|Sunday, November 15 – 2:00 PM ET - Fairfield at North Carolina|
|Wednesday, November 18 –7:30 PM ET Wofford at North Carolina|
|Columbia Regional Rounds - Mizzou Arena – Columbia, MO|
|Friday, November 13 – Time TBD - Wofford at Missouri|
|Sunday, November 15 – Time TBD - Maryland – Eastern Shore at Missouri|
|Evanston Regional Rounds - Welsh-Ryan Arena – Evanston, IL|
|Wednesday, November 18 – Time TBD - Fairfield at Northwestern|
|Friday, November 20 – Time TBD - Columbia at Northwestern|
---- SUB- HOST ROUNDS ----
Spartanburg Sub-Host Round - Benjamin Johnson Arena, Spartanburg, SC
|Saturday, November 21 – 12:00 PM ET - Maryland – Eastern Shore at Wofford|
|New York Sub-Host Round - Levien Gymnasium – New York, NY|
|Tuesday, November 24 – 7:00 PM ET - Wofford at Columbia|
|Princess Anne Sub-Host Round - Hytche Arena, Princess Anne, MD|
|Tuesday, November 24 – Time TBD - Fairfield at Maryland – Eastern Shore|
For more information on the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, please visit www.cbehalloffameclassic.com and follow us on Twitter at @CBEHOFClassic.
About the CBE Hall of Fame Classic
The event is named after the College Basketball Experience, the award-winning and highly interactive college basketball fan facility adjacent to Sprint Center, which also features the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Opened in October 2007, the College Basketball Experience is the nation's only facility that celebrates, in its entirety, the sport of men's collegiate basketball. The tournament, in partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), was initially established in 2001 as the Guardians Classic.
The CBE Hall of Fame Classic is produced by Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. is a sports management firm based in the Shenandoah Valley city of Winchester, Virginia. For more information on Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. please visit www.blueridgesports.com and follow us on Twitter at @BRSEinc.
Liz Woerth, Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc.