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2014

October 7, 2014
Brooklyn and the Progressive Legends Classic is the place to be for Wolverines
It has become an annual occurrence. The University of Michigan plays a basketball game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and Wolverines from all over the tri-state area descend on Atlantic Avenue for a mini reunion. (more)

August 6, 2014
Schedule and Field Finalized for 2014 Legends Classic
The field and schedule are set for the eighth annual Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds taking place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., from November 24-25. (more)

August 4, 2014
Two Legends Classic Games to be Part of ESPN Marathon
Two games of the eighth annual Legends Classic will be part of ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on November 17 and November 18. (more)

July 22, 2014
PrimeSport Partners with Gazelle Group as Official Ticket Exchange, VIP Hospitality, and Travel Provider for 2014 Events
PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, announced a new partnership with Gazelle Group as the Official Ticket Exchange, VIP Hospitality and Travel Package Provider for the 2014 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, Gotham Classic and Legends Classic. (more)

March 11, 2014
2014 Legends Classic Highlighted by Villanova, Michigan, VCU and Oregon
Tickets for the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic men's basketball tournament at Barclays Center in Brooklyn are ON SALE NOW! (more)


2013

October 14, 2013
Progressive Insurance to Again Serve as Title Sponsor of Legends Classic
Progressive Insurance will return as the title sponsor of the Progressive Legends Classic.
"Progressive Insurance is one of the most recognizable brand names in the country and we are proud that they have agreed to continue as the title sponsor of the Progressive Legends Classic," said Rick Giles, Gazelle Group president. "The Progressive Legends Classic is one of the premier early-season men's college basketball events in the country and this year's field, along with Progressive's involvement, only strengthens that reputation." (more)

July 24, 2013
Complete Field and Schedule Announced for Legends Classic
The field and schedule are set for the seventh annual Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds taking place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., from Nov. 25-26. (more)

July 16, 2013
Championship Round Matchups Set for Legends Classic
The pairings are set for the Championship Rounds of the seventh annual Legends Classic, which will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (more)

May 21, 2013
Pitt, Stanford, Texas Tech, and Houston Headline 2013 Legends Classic Field
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday for the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic men's basketball tournament, which returns to Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the second consecutive year. (more)

 

2012

November 9, 2012
Progressive Legends Classic Starts Play on Friday
The sixth annual Progressive Legends Classic opens with the first of eight Regional Round games on Sunday. (more)

October 2, 2012
Progressive Insurance to Serve as Title Sponsor of Legends Classic
Progressive Insurance has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2012 Progressive Legends Classic. (more)

August 6, 2012
Bracket Announced for 2012 Legends Classic; ESPN Networks to televise six games
In what promises to be one of the country's most eagerly anticipated early-season basketball tournaments, the sixth annual Legends Classic will culminate with its Championship Round games being played at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Indiana, expected to be ranked No. 1 heading into the 2012-13 season, UCLA, featuring the nation's No. 1 rated recruiting class, and national powers Georgetown and Georgia will host a pair of Regional Round games on their home courts beginning Nov. 11 before advancing to the Championship Rounds in Brooklyn. (more)

July 26, 2012
Legends Classic Semifinal Match-ups Set
The semifinal match-ups for the 2012 Legends Classic have been set.
In what promises to be one of the country's most eagerly anticipated early-season basketball tournaments, the sixth annual Legends Classic will culminate with its Championship Round games being played at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (more)

March 22, 2012
Tickets On Sale Now for Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic in Brooklyn
Georgetown, Indiana, UCLA, and Georgia will compete in the 2012 Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds at Brooklyn's brand new Barclays Center, Nov. 19-20. Championship Round tickets are
ON SALE NOW! (more)

March 7, 2012
Georgetown, Indiana, UCLA & Georgia to Play in Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic
Georgetown, Indiana, UCLA, and Georgia will compete in the 2012 Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds at Brooklyn's brand new Barclays Center, Nov. 19-20. Championship Round tickets will go on sale in the near future. (more)

 

2011

December 7, 2011
2012 Legends Classic to Play Barclays Center in Brooklyn; ESPN Networks to Telecast Classic Games on November 19-20, 2012
Barclays Center continues to bring major college basketball to Brooklyn, as it will host the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic on November 19-20, 2012. Produced by the Gazelle Group, the tournament will be in its sixth year and will be telecast on the ESPN networks. The tournament field will be announced in the spring of 2012. (more)

August 25, 2011
TicketCity Legends Classic Bracket is Complete; ESPN networks to televise six Classic games
The schedule and national television coverage for 2011 TicketCity Legends Classic are set.
Texas, Vanderbilt, NC State, and Oregon State will serve as the four Regional Round hosts of the TicketCity Legends Classic with play beginning on Nov. 13. Each will play two games on campus before advancing to the Championship Rounds, Nov. 19 and 21, at IZOD Center in the New Jersey Meadowlands Sports Complex. (more)

August 3, 2011
Semifinal Match-ups Set for TicketCity Legends Classic;
ESPN3.com to televise all four Championship Round games

The semifinal match-ups for the 2011 TicketCity Legends Classic have been set.
The first game of the semifinal doubleheader at IZOD Center in the New Jersey Meadowlands Sports Complex on Saturday, November 19 will feature Vanderbilt taking on NC State in a 6:30 p.m. (EST) start. That game will be followed by Texas battling Oregon State. Both games will air live on ESPN3.com. (more)

August 1, 2011
TicketCity Signs on as Title Sponsor of Legends Classic
TicketCity, a leader in the secondary ticket industry for over 21 years, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2011 TicketCity Legends Classic, it was announced today by Gazelle Group president Rick Giles. (more)

May 18, 2011
Texas, Vanderbilt, NC State & Oregon State to Play in Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic
Texas, Vanderbilt, NC State, and Oregon State will compete in the 2011 Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds at IZOD Center in the New Jersey Meadowlands Sports Complex, Nov. 19 & 21. Championship Round tickets go ON SALE at noon tomorrow (Thursday, May 19). (more)

 

2010

November 12, 2010
Legends Classic Opens on Sunday
The fourth annual Legends Classic commences on Sunday. (more)

August 4, 2010
Legends Classic Bracket Completed
The schedule and national television coverage for the fourth annual Legends Classic men's college basketball tournament have been completed.
Syracuse, Michigan, Georgia Tech, and UTEP will serve as the four Regional Round hosts for the event, matchups for which were previously announced. The tournament will begin with Regional Round action, November 14-21, with the four host schools advancing to the Championship Rounds at historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., on November 26-27. (more)

July 6, 2010
Regional Round Matchups Announced for 4th Annual Legends Classic
Syracuse, Michigan, Georgia Tech, and UTEP will host Regional Round games of the 2010 Legends Classic, which has fast become one of the nation's premier early-season college basketball events. Each institution will host two Regional Round games before heading to historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., for the Championship Rounds on Nov. 26-27. (more)

March 10, 2010
Syracuse, Michigan, Georgia Tech & UTEP to Play in the Legends Classic Next Season in Atlantic City
Syracuse, Michigan, Georgia Tech, and UTEP will compete in the 2010 Legends Classic, which culminates with the Championship Rounds at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., Nov. 26-27. Championship Round tickets are now ON SALE. (more)

 

2009

September 11, 2009
Legends Classic Field Completed
The 12-team field, schedule and television coverage for the Legends Classic men's college basketball tournament has been completed.
Michigan State, Rutgers, Florida and UMass will serve as the four Regional Round hosts for the event. The tournament will begin with Regional Round action, November 18-22, with the four host schools automatically advancing to the Championship Rounds at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on November 27-28. The Statesboro and Philadelphia Subregional Rounds will be held on November 27-29. (more)

August 18, 2009
Legends Classic Semifinal Matchups Announced
The semifinal match-ups are set for the 2009 Legends Classic men's college basketball tournament.
Michigan State
, Rutgers, Florida and UMass will serve as the four Regional Round hosts for the event. The tournament will begin with Regional Round action, November 18-22, with the four host schools automatically advancing to the Championship Rounds at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on November 27-28. (more)

July 22, 2009
Regional Hosts Set for 2009 Legends Classic
Michigan State, Rutgers, Florida and UMass have been announced as the four regional hosts for the 2009 Legends Classic men's college basketball tournament. The event will tip-off with Regional Round games November 18-22 and conclude with the four host schools automatically advancing to the Championship Rounds at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on November 27 and 28. The doubleheaders are scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM ET on both Friday and Saturday. (more)

 

2008

October 30, 2008
HDNet To Broadcast Championship Rounds Of Legends Classic
The Gazelle Group and HDNet are pleased to announce an exclusive television partnership to broadcast the Championship Round games of the Legends Classic. HDNet will televise both games in the Semifinal Round on November 28th, as well as the Championship Round on November 29th. Games will be played at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (more)

September 25, 2008
Legends Classic Field Announced, Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
Defending Big East Champion Pittsburgh, Texas Tech, Mississippi St. and Washington St. have been announced as the four regional hosts for the 2008 Legends Classic. The tournament will tip-off with games November 18-22 at the regional sites and will conclude with the Championship Rounds at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on November 28th and 29th. (more)

 

2007

November 8, 2007
StubHub Signs On as Legends Classic Title Sponsor
StubHub, the largest ticket marketplace in the world will be the title sponsor of the inaugural Legends Classic. (more)

October 10, 2007
Legends Classic Credential Information Announced

The 2007 Legends Classic credentialing information is outlined below. (more)

October 10, 2007
Legends Classic Championship Round Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets to the Championship Rounds of the Legends Classic will officially go on sale tomorrow, October 11th at 12:00 p.m. This premier men’s college basketball tournament will tip-off Nov. 14-20 at six different regional sites across the country. New Mexico State, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia will take the floor for the Championship Rounds on Nov. 23-24 at the newly-built Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the first new major sports and entertainment venue in the nation’s top media market in over 25 years. (more)

September 25, 2007
Schedule and Television Coverage Set for Inaugural Legends Classic

Tennessee, West Virginia, Texas, and New Mexico State will serve as the four regional hosts for the inaugural Legends Classic. The tournament will tip-off Nov. 14-18 at the regional sites and will conclude with the Championship Rounds Nov. 23-24 at the newly-built Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Outlined below are the dates, locations and match-ups for the tournament. (more)

September 11, 2007
Regional Hosts Set for Inaugural Legends Classic

Tennessee, West Virginia, Texas, and New Mexico State will serve as the four regional hosts for the inaugural Legends Classic. The eight-team men’s college basketball tournament will tip-off Nov. 14-18 at the regional sites and will conclude with the Championship Rounds Nov. 23-24 at the newly-built Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (more)