Kansas Wins Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic

November 20, 2012
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KANSAS CITY, MO - Kansas Jayhawks took the 2012 Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic by topping Saint Louis in final match up at Sprint Center. Texas A&M took out Washington State in the consolation game. The Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament Team voted on by media in attendance was also announced: Dwayne Evans (Saint Louis), Elston Turner (Texas A&M), Ben McLemore (Kansas), Jeff Withey (Kansas), and Travis Releford (Kansas) who was also named the MVP of the Classic.

Washington State 54, Texas A&M 55 - Game Recap
Saint Louis 59, Kansas 73 - Game Recap

The Chattanooga Sub Host rounds completed its three day round robin with Troy and Louisiana Tech coming away with the wins.
SEMO 56, Troy 59 - Game Recap
Louisiana Tech 71, Chattanooga 63 - Game Recap

The Santa Clara Sub Host round tipped of its action with Utah Valley and host Santa Clara both victorious.
USC Upstate 65, Santa Clara 85 - Game Recap
Eastern Washington 83, Utah Valley 86 - Game Recap

ESPN Networks will broadcast the four Championship Round games held at Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO. The Semifinal Doubleheader featuring Texas A&M and Saint Louis will be aired on ESPNU at 7:30pm (ET), followed by Washington State and Kansas on ESPN2. The next evening, the Consolation Game will be shown on ESPN3 at 7:00pm (ET), followed by the Championship Game on ESPNU.

The Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic is produced by Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc., www.blueridgesports.com. Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. is a sports management firm based in the Shenandoah Valley city of Winchester, Virginia.

The Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic 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 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame hosts an Induction Celebration on the Sunday before the tournament, celebrating Hall of Fame collegiate careers. The tournament, in partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), was initially established in 2001 as the Guardians Classic. Founded in 1927, the NABC, since its inception, has acted as a guardian of the game of basketball by furthering the best interests of the game as well as the players and coaches who participate. The NABC engages in many efforts to enhance the college basketball experience for players, coaches and fans. To find out more, visit: www.cbehalloffameclassic.com

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals -- from college savings to retirement -- and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 5 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2012," is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

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