Guardians Classic Sets Brackets
Tuesday, August 23, 2005

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.

Regional Rounds:

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

Championship Rounds:

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