Eight teams are scheduled to square off this Thanksgiving weekend at HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney.
The eighth annual Old Spice Classic, a premier Division-I men’s basketball tournament, features a strong field of eight, including No. 5 Oklahoma State (4-0) and No. 21 Memphis (2-1), in addition to Purdue (5-0), Butler (4-0), Washington State (2-2), Siena(2-4), LSU (3-1) and St. Joseph’s (2-1).
The action begins on Thanksgiving Day at noon, with four games scheduled for the opening day of the tournament. Games continue on Friday, with the first buzzer set for 11:00 a.m. The tournament concludes on Sunday, Dec. 1, with the championship game slated for 7:30 p.m.
All games will be broadcast on the ESPN network. Please see the schedule below for a complete listing of air times.
Tickets are still available for purchase through Ticketmaster, at ticketmaster.com or by calling (407)-745-3000, and are also available at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Box Office.
Media interested in applying for credentials should contact Charley Green at email@example.com.
Old Spice Classic Schedule (subject to change)
|Thu, Nov 28||Noon||Purdue vs. Oklahoma State||ESPN2|
|2 p.m.||Butler vs. Washington State||ESPN2|
|6:30 p.m.||Memphis vs. Siena||ESPN2|
|8:30 p.m.||LSU vs. Saint Joseph’s||ESPN2|
|Fri, Nov 29||11:00 am||Consolation #1||ESPNU|
|1:30 pm||Semifinal #1||ESPN|
|5:30 p.m.||Semifinal #2||ESPN2|
|8:00 p.m.||Consolation #2||ESPNU|
|Sun, Dec 1||Noon||5th-place Game||ESPNU|
|2:00 p.m.||3rd-place Game||ESPNU|
|5 p.m.||7th -place Game||ESPN3|
|7:30 p.m.||Championship Game||ESPN2|
For more information on the Old Spice Classic, please visit the official website at http://www.OldSpiceClassic.com, follow on Twitter @OldSpiceClassic
Charley Green at 214-734-8028, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Bonnette at 660-247-2615, or Mary.X.Bonnette.-ND@disney.com