Men’s basketball will compete in the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic in the 2022-23 season
NORFOLK, Va. – ESPN Events announced the eight-team field – Charleston College, state of colorado, davidson, Furman, Old Dominion, Penn State, Caroline from the south and Virginia Tech – who will compete in the 2022 Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic. The annual men’s college basketball tournament will be played November 17, 18 and 20 at TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina during the 2022-23 season.
Colorado State (24-4) and Davidson (25-5) both finished their 2021-22 regular seasons with more than 20 wins and are expected to be in the next NCAA Tournament according to Joe Lunardi’s Bracketology. Virginia Tech also remains in NCAA contention and will return to Charleston this fall after winning the 2018 Classic.
“We are very excited to compete in the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic next season. Having had the opportunity to compete in the 2017 Classic, we know the quality of the event very well and next year’s field is extremely competitive. “said the ODU head coach. Jeff Jones.
Owned and operated by ESPN Events, the Shriners Children’s Hospital Classic is in its 14th year. Past Classic champions include Florida (2019), Villanova (2016), Virginia (2015) and Miami (2014).
The family-friendly event provides teams with a week of practice, play and experiences in and around historic Charleston. Information on travel packages, tickets and more is available on the Charleston Classic website. Tickets will be available for purchase after the full tournament schedule is announced later this summer. In the meantime, fans can get up to $25 off each ticket for the entire tournament by signing up for the presale at www.charlestonclassic.com.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a healthcare system located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing expert pediatric care, conducting innovative research, and delivering exceptional educational programs for healthcare professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of families’ ability to pay. Within these wide ranges of services, many types of care are provided. For example, some sites offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities, or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until the age of 18, although in some cases it can be extended to 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment. For more information, please visit shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of collegiate sporting events nationwide. In 2022, the 32-event schedule includes three early-season college football kickoff games, 17 college bowling games, 11 college basketball events, and one college softball event, which total approximately 400 hours of live programming, all by reaching nearly 64 million viewers. and attracting over 800,000 annual attendees. With satellite offices in more than 10 cities across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with local conferences, schools and communities, while providing unique experiences for teams and fans.
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