KU highlights this November’s ‘CBE Hall of Fame Classic’ field

Kansas guards Devonte' Graham (4) and Tyler Self, left, celebrate at a timeout during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 conference tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Courtesy: CBE HOF Classic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three-time NCAA champion Kansas will join Georgia, 2016 NIT Champion George Washington and UAB for the championship rounds of the 2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic Nov. 21 and 22 at Sprint Center, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the field Tuesday.

The CBE Hall of Fame Classic will be the culminating event of college basketball’s Hall of Fame Weekend, which also includes the 11th annual induction ceremony for the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, Nov. 18.

The semifinal rounds will be held on Monday, Nov. 21. The finals will take place the following day, Tuesday, Nov. 22, beginning with the consolation game, followed by the championship game. All four games will be broadcast on the ESPN networks.

Kansas is competing in the CBE Classic for the third time since the inception of the event in 2001. KU has a combined 7-1 record in the Classic, which includes regional contests. The Jayhawks won the 2012 CBE Classic title and finished second in 2008.

Tickets for the championship round games at Sprint Center will be available beginning Saturday, August 6, at 10 a.m. (Central) through axs.com, cbehalloffameclassic.com, by phone at 1-888-929-7849 or in person at Sprint Center Box Office.

The complete bracket, including matchups and television broadcast times for the 2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic, will be announced at a later date.

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