2013 Old Spice Classic Tips Off this Week at ESPN Wide World of Sports

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 cgreen@breakaway-sports.com.

Old Spice Classic Schedule (subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game Network
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


Media Contacts:

Charley Green at 214-734-8028, or cgreen@breakaway-sports.com

Mary Bonnette at 660-247-2615, or Mary.X.Bonnette.-ND@disney.com


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