KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four top college basketball programs are set to face off next season in Kansas City, Mo., in one of the most competitive fields in the history of the Hall of Fame Classic. Baylor and Creighton will join past NCAA champions UCLA and Wisconsin in the championship rounds of the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic Nov. 20-21 at Sprint Center. The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the field today.
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.
The semifinal rounds will be held on Monday, Nov. 20. The finals will take place the following day, Tuesday, Nov. 21, beginning with the consolation game, followed by the championship game. All four contests will be aired on an ESPN network.
Select tickets for the championship round games at Sprint Center are now available through www.axs.com, www.halloffameweekend.com, or by phone at 1-888-929-7849, and will remain on sale through the end of March. Additional tickets will be available beginning on Saturday, August 5th at 10:00am CT via the same ticket outlets, including at Sprint Center Box Office.
The complete bracket, including matchups and television times for the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic, will be announced at a later date.