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Billikens Going to ‘the Garden’

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ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis will participate in the 2017 2K Classic, benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project, November 16-17 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Joining the Billikens in the field in the 2K Classic Championship Round in New York are Providence, Virginia Tech and Washington. All four games at Madison Square Garden will be televised on the ESPN family of networks.

“We are honored to be part of this prestigious event with such strong basketball programs,” SLU head coach Travis Ford said. “It is always exciting to be able to take your program to Madison Square Garden and gain the exposure of playing on national television. It is going to be a great experience for not only our players, but our fans as well. We hope to have a large contingent of Billiken fans in New York with us.”

Tickets for the Championship Round in New York City go on sale Thursday, March 9. Information on how to purchase tickets for the SLU fan section at Madison Square Garden will be released in the coming days.

SLU also will host two subregional rounds at Chaifetz Arena against Belmont, Detroit Mercy, Houston Baptist or Seattle.

All matchups will be released at a later date.

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