NATIONALLY RANKED #1 NORTH CAROLINA, #2 KENTUCKY, #11 VILLANOVA, AND #21 LSU HEADLINE 2015-16 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE AT BARCLAYS CENTERNov 12, 2015
BROOKLYN (November 12, 2015) –Four of the nation’s Top 25 ranked college basketball teams from the Associated Press preseason poll will headline an impressive season of BROOKLYN HOOPS™ at Barclays Center, including nationally ranked No. 1 North Carolina, 2015 NCAA Final Four team No. 2 Kentucky, 2014-15 Big East regular season champion No. 11 Villanova, and No. 21 LSU.
The first tournament tips off on Monday, November 23 when LSU faces Marquette at 7 p.m for the first game of the 2015 FanDuel Legends Classic. This year, Barclays Center will host nearly 40 Division I basketball games including rounds 1 and 2 of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship for the first time ever in Brooklyn. For a complete schedule, please see attached or click here.
More than half of the games at Barclays Center will be televised by major networks including CBS, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, NBC Sports Network, WPIX, SNY, Turner, and American Sports Network.
Tickets for all Barclays Center college basketball events are available through Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK. For more information on individual suites, please call 718-BK-SUITE.
The Barclays Center college basketball platform BROOKLYN HOOPS™ is presented by Ticketmaster, with other partners including GEICO, Honda, Continental Tire, NY Life, McDonald’s, TicketManager, SL Green Realty Corp., Modell’s, Powerade, JetBlue, Wirkn, and Zappos.
To request media credentials, please visit:
FanDuel Legends Classic
NIT Season Tip-Off
Barclays Center Classic, Holiday Invitational, and ACC/A10 Doubleheader
CBS Sports Classic
LIU Brooklyn Games
Atlantic 10 Championship and NCAA Basketball Championship will be available at a later date.