DUKE HEADLINES THE FIELD FOR THE 2014 COACHES VS. CANCER CLASSIC AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN

Mar 4, 2014

BROOKLYN (March 4, 2014) – On November 21 and 22, perennial Top Ten team Duke University will join Stanford University, Temple University and the University of Nevada Las Vegas at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the championship rounds of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic®, an annual basketball event hosted by the Coaches vs. Cancer program, a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society® and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.  The event will benefit the American Cancer Society to support its mission to save more lives and help finish the fight against cancer.  

The semifinal matchups will be held on Friday, November 21. The finals will take place the following day, Saturday, November 22, beginning with the consolation game, followed by the championship game with all four games being broadcast exclusively on truTV.

Tickets for the championship round games at Barclays Center will be available Monday, March 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT and may be purchased through www.ticketmaster.comwww.barclayscenter.com, and www.cvcclassic.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express® Box Office at Barclays Center starting Tuesday, March 11 at noon. For group tickets, please call 855-GROUP-BK. For information on individual suites, please call 718-BK-SUITE. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

“We are thrilled to add Duke to the ever-growing list of powerhouse schools that have played at Barclays Center,” said Brett Yormark, Barclays Center CEO. “Brooklyn has become the place to see premier college basketball and with Stanford, Temple, and UNLV also playing in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, we expect great games and enthusiastic crowds. Most importantly, we are pleased to continue supporting such a significant initiative by the NABC and the American Cancer Society and commend them for their meaningful work.”

The complete bracket, including matchups and television broadcast times for the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, will be announced at a later date.