Aug. 23, 2005
PRINCETON, N.J. (August 17, 2005) - Iowa, Kentucky, Texas, and West Virginia will host the Regional Rounds of the Guardians Classic, a 16-team college basketball tournament, on November 12-16, 2005. The Championship Rounds of the event will be held November 21-22 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.
Last year, Creighton won the Guardians Classic with an overtime win against Ohio State, 65-63.
Tickets for this year's Championship Rounds will go on sale this Saturday (08/20/05) at 10:00 a.m. CST. See below for more information.
Outlined below are the dates, locations, and matchups for the tournament.
Austin Regional Rounds November 15th & 16th Frank Erwin Center -- Austin, Texas Texas vs. Southern Samford vs. Sacramento State
Lexington Regional Rounds November 13th & 14th Rupp Arena -- Lexington, Ky. Kentucky vs. South Dakota State Lipscomb vs. Northern Colorado
Iowa City Regional Rounds November 14th & 15th Carver-Hawkeye Arena -- Iowa City, Iowa Iowa vs. UMES Colgate vs. Utah Valley State Morgantown Regional Rounds November 12th & 13th WVU Coliseum -- Morgantown, W.V. West Virginia vs. Louisiana Monroe Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Wofford
Semifinal Doubleheader November 21st Municipal Auditorium Austin Winner vs. Morgantown Winner Iowa City Winner vs. Lexington Winner Championship Doubleheader November 22nd Municipal Auditorium Consolation Game Championship Game