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Baylor to play Wisconsin in National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Classic

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The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced today the matchups for the championship round of the 2017 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Classic.  All four games of the Hall of Fame Classic at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., will be aired live on ESPN networks.  

On Monday, November 20, UCLA will take on Creighton at 7:00pm ET on ESPNU, followed by Baylor and Wisconsin at 9:30pm ET on ESPN2.  On Tuesday, November 21, the consolation game will tip off at 7:30pm ET on ESPN3, followed by the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic championship game at 10:00pm ET on ESPN2.  

Tickets for the championship round games at Sprint Center will be available beginning at 10:00am CT on August 5th by visiting www.halloffameweekend.com, www.axs.com, by phone at 888-929-7849, or in person at Sprint Center Box Office.

The Hall of Fame Classic will be the culminating event of college basketball’s Hall of Fame Weekend, which also includes the 12th annual induction ceremony for the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. That event will take place on Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland in Kansas City.

---- CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS ----

Semifinal Doubleheader

Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.

Monday, November 20 – 7:00 PM ET

UCLA vs. Creighton (ESPNU)

Baylor vs. Wisconsin (ESPN2)

Championship Doubleheader

Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.

Tuesday, November 21 – 7:30 PM ET

Consolation Game (ESPN3)    Championship Game (ESPN2)

Those four schools will serve as the four host round participants for this year’s Hall of Fame Classic, with the opening round games of the tournament beginning on November 10th.  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 2017 Hall of Fame Classic are Alcorn State, Central Arkansas, South Carolina State and Yale.  The complete list of games for the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic are as follows:

---- HOST ROUNDS ----

     Waco Regional Rounds

The Ferrell Center – Waco, TX

Friday, November 10 – Time TBD

Central Arkansas at Baylor

Friday, November 17 – Time TBD

Alcorn State at Baylor

Los Angeles Regional Rounds

Pauley Pavilion – Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, November 15 – Time TBD

Central Arkansas at UCLA

Friday, November 17 – Time TBD   South Carolina State at UCLA

Omaha Regional Rounds

CenturyLink Center – Omaha, NE

Friday, November 10 – Time TBD

Yale at Creighton

Sunday, November 12 – Time TBD

Alcorn State at Creighton

Madison Regional Rounds

Kohl Center – Madison, WI

Friday, November 10 – Time TBD

South Carolina State at Wisconsin

Sunday, November 12 – Time TBD

Yale at Wisconsin 

---- SUB- HOST ROUNDS ----

New Haven Sub-Host Round

Payne Whitney Gym, New Haven, CT

Tuesday, November 14 – Time TBD

South Carolina State at Yale

Conway Sub-Host Round

Farris Center – Conway, AR

Sunday, November 19 – Time TBD

Alcorn State at Central Arkansas

Orangeburg Sub-Host Round

Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center, Orangeburg, SC

Tuesday, November 21 – Time TBD

Central Arkansas at South Carolina State

Lorman Sub-Host Round

Davey Whitney Complex, Lorman, MS

Wednesday, November 22 – Time TBD

Yale at Alcorn State

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