Men's Basketball to Face Notre Dame in Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Brooklyn
Sept. 13, 2012
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Saint Joseph's will face Notre Dame in the championship round of the 2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, on Friday, November 16 at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Brigham Young will take on Florida State in that evening's first game, with the consolation and championship games set for Saturday, November 17.
On November 16, BYU and Florida State will tip-off at 7 p.m., followed immediately by the Hawks and the Fighting Irish. On Saturday evening, the consolation game will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the championship game. All four games of the tournament will be televised on truTV.
It will mark only the second meeting between SJU and Notre Dame, with the first taking place on December 29, 1992.
Saint Joseph's is serving as one of the regional hosts for the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic and will begin play in the tournament by hosting Yale in regional round action at Hagan Arena on November 12.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society announced the matchups for the annual event hosted by the Coaches vs. Cancer program to support the American Cancer Society's mission to save more lives from cancer.