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2014

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Wildcats move to Top 10 after winning Legends Classic
The Villanovan (Kristian Stefanides), December 4, 2014

'Nova pulls off late stunner against Michigan
The Phanatic, November 26, 2014

No. 12 Villanova beats No. 19 Michigan in final of Legends Classic
Sports Illustrated, November 26, 2014

Michigan's John Beilein criticizes ESPN for pushing back tip-off time
Sports Illustrated, November 26, 2014

JayVaughn Pinkston's clutch play buoys Villanova over Michigan
Sports Illustrated (David Gardner), November 26, 2014

JayVaughn Pinkston delivers in clutch to give Villanova 60-55 win over Michigan in Legends Classic final
New York Daily News (Roger Rubin), November 26, 2014

Michigan’s John Beilein rips ESPN for late tip time during Tuesday’s loss
NBC Sports (Rob Dauster), November 26, 2014

Late Night Snacks: Nova holds off Michigan, Maryland upsets Iowa State, Arkansas gets big road win
NBC Sports (Scott Phillips), November 26, 2014

Villanova upends Michigan in Legends Classic thriller, 60-55
Michigan Daily (Jake Lourim), November 26, 2014

Michigan shows Jekyll-Hyde offense in loss to Villanova
Detroit Free Press (Mark Snyder), November 26, 2014

No. 12 Villanova beats No. 19 Michigan in final of Legends Classic
Associated Press, November 26, 2014

Villanova wreaks havoc on No. 14 VCU in Legends Classic
Sports Network, November 25, 2014

No. 19 Michigan downs Oregon in Legends Classic
Sports Network, November 25, 2014

Progressive Legends Classic Day 2: Defense Carries Villanova to Championship win, VCU Cruises in Bounce Back Win
Sports Quotient (Jaquam Bodden), November 25, 2014

Villanova makes statement with huge rout of VCU
New York Post (Howie Kussoy), November 25, 2014

Even with stars gone, Michigan just reloads, tops Oregon
New York Post (Howie Kussoy), November 25, 2014

Villanova’s win is evidence of why VCU may have peaked as a basketball program
NBC Sports (Rob Dauster), November 25, 2014

Ricky Doyle breaks through in Michigan's win over Oregon, hears name chanted through Brooklyn's Barclays Center
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), November 25, 2014

Big game in Brooklyn: Michigan set for top 20 duel with Villanova
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), November 25, 2014

U-M Set to Face No. 12 Villanova in Tuesday's Legends Classic Final
MGoBlue, November 25, 2014

Villanova vs. Michigan (Championship Game) (M Basketball)
ESPN3, November 25, 2014

Michigan 70, Oregon 63: Wolverines survive tough battle
Detroit Press (Mark Snyder), November 25, 2014

U-M freshman Doyle starts push for more playing time
Detroit Free Press (Mark Snyder), November 25, 2014

Night Court: Villanova wins Legends Classic on ridiculous Pinkston block
CBSsports.com (Sam Vecenie), November 25, 2014

Michigan's backcourt propelled it into Legends Classic championship
Associated Press, November 25, 2014

No. 14 VCU Tops Oregon 77-63 in Legends Classic
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 25, 2014

No. 19 Michigan Tops Oregon 70-63 In Legends
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 25, 2014

Michigan battles Oregon in Legends Classic
Sports Network, November 24, 2014

Ricky Doyle secures 70-63 win for No. 19 Michigan over Oregon in Legends Classic
NBC Sports (Terrance Payne), November 24, 2014

Column: Michigan's question marks head to Brooklyn in search of answers
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), November 24, 2014

Wolverines 70, Ducks 63: Michigan survives Oregon, advances to play Villanova in Legends Classic finals
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), November 24, 2014

What Villanova lacks in star power, it makes up for with balance
ESPN.com (Dana O'Neil), November 24, 2014

Progressive Legends Classic: Oregon men’s basketball falls to No. 19 Michigan, but not without a fight
Daily Emerald (Hayden Kim), November 24, 2014

Legends Classic 2014: Championship Schedule, Live Stream, Teams, TV Info
Bleacher Report (Scott Polacek), November 24, 2014

Michigan Takes New York- Breaking Down Legends Classic Opponents
SB Nation (Josh Stern), November 23, 2014

U-M’s and Oregon’s coaches have crossed paths before
Detroit Free Press (Mark Snyder), November 23, 2014

Oregon improves to 2-0 ahead of Legends Classic Championship
Oregon 247sports (Will Rubin), November 21, 2014

Villanova and Bucknell clash in Legends Classic
Sports Network, November 20, 2014

Rams butt heads with Hawks in Legends Classic
Sports Network, November 20, 2014

Larrier has 21 as No. 15 VCU buries UMES 106-66
Associated Press (Hank Kurz, Jr.), November 20, 2014

Beilein counts on LeVert to lead UM youngsters
The Detroit News (Rod Beard), November 18, 2014

Bison battle Wolverines in Legends Classic melee
Sports Network, November 17, 2014

Former Michigan great Campy Russell to be honored at Crisler Center on Thursday
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), November 17, 2014

Bielfeldt's Career Night Powers U-M Past Bucknell
MGoBlue, November 17, 2014

Russell to be Honored at Legends Classic Game Thursday
MGoBlue, November 17, 2014

Md.-Eastern Shore-Villanova Preview
Associated Press, November 17, 2014

Syracuse Vs. Hampton: Orange Host Pirates In Round 2 Of 2K Classic
SB Nation (Jared E. Smith), November 16, 2014

U-M to Welcome Bucknell in Progressive Legends Classic Monday
MGoBlue, November 16, 2014

Longhorns kick off season of hope against visiting Bison
KSNV TV, November 14, 2014

VCU to open Legends Classic on ESPN2 against Villanova
VCU Ram Nation (Mat Shelton-Eide), August 6, 2014

Villanova to face Bucknell, VCU in 2014 Legends Classic
Philly.com, August 6, 2014

Oregon Ducks basketball to face Michigan as Legends Classic finalizes matchups
The Oregonian (Andrew Greif), August 6, 2014

Legends Classic finalized: Michigan to host Bucknell, Detroit; will face Oregon and Villanova/VCU in Brooklyn
MLive (Brendan F. Quinn), August 6, 2014

Michigan to open against Oregon at Legends Classic
Michigan Daily (Jake Lourim), August 6, 2014

Bracket reveal: Legends Classic
ESPN.com (Myron Medcalf), August 6, 2014

Michigan basketball announces Legends Classic schedule; John Beilein discusses Italy tour
Detroit News, August 6, 2014

Grading November-December college hoops tournaments
cbssports.com (Matt Norlander), August 6, 2014

Villanova-VCU semifinal matchup at Legends Classic
Associated Press, August 6, 2014

Oregon Ducks basketball to play in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon
Oregonian (Tyson Alger), August 4, 2014

The entire list of games for the 2014 college basketball Tip-Off Marathon
College Basketball Talk (Terrence Payne), August 4, 2014

Hosts for Legends Classic revealed
ESPN.com (Andy Katz), March 11, 2014

Villanova, Michigan highlight 2014 Legends Classic
Associated Press, March 11, 2014


2013

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Stanford easily handles South Dakota State
Associated Press (Rick Eymer), December 2, 2013

Pitt routs Stanford, easily wins Legends Classic
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Kevin Gorman), November 27, 2013

Pitt breezes past Stanford with impressive offense
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Paul Zeise), November 27, 2013

Lamar Patterson leads Pitt to easy win over Stanford, earns Legends Classic MVP honors
New York Daily News (Ian Powers), November 27, 2013

Pitt wins Legends Classic
BrooklynFans (Jason Schott), November 27, 2013

Stanford loses to Pitt in Legends finale
Associated Press, November 27, 2013

Texas Tech falls to Pittsburgh
Dallas Morning News (Mike Graham), November 26, 2013

Texas Tech defeats Houston
Associated Press (Jim O'Connell), November 26, 2013

Cardinal tames the Cougars for a shot at Legends Classic title
Palo Alto Times, November 26, 2013

Pitt cruises past Texas Tech in Legends Classic
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Kevin Gorman), November 25, 2013

Pitt opens Legends Classic with dominant win
BrooklynFans (Jason Schott), November 25, 2013

Pitt routs Texas Tech
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Paul Zeise), November 25, 2013

Pitt's defense makes it a contender
CBSSports (Jeff Borzello), November 25, 2013

Houston storms past Howard
Fort Bend News, November 21, 2013

Stanford routs Texas Southern
Associated Press, November 21, 2013

Texas Tech beats South Dakota State
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Krista Pirtle), November 21, 2013

Johnson's 3-point shooting boosts Pitt past Lehigh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Kevin Gorman), November 20, 2013

Tech men respond with win when Texas Southern closes gap
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Krista Pirtle), November 19, 2013

Pitt beats Howard
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Paul Zeise), November 17, 2013

Cougars clutch down stretch, stay undefeated
Daily Cougar (Jordan Lewis), November 17, 2013

Bracket Reveal - Legends Classic
ESPN.com (Jason King), July 16, 2013

Pittsburgh to play in Legends Classic
Associated Press, May 21, 2013

 

2012

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North Dakota State tops JMU, 66-44
Augusta Free Press, November 22, 2012

Overtime victory first true test of season for IU
Columbus Republic, November 22, 2012

Bulldogs fall to No 11 UCLA
WXIA-TV (Jenna Herb), November 21, 2012

Hoyas fall short in overtime
Washington Post (Liz Clarke), November 21, 2012

Hoyas make believers at Legends
ESPN (Dana O'Neil), November 21, 2012

Indiana beats Georgetown in overtime
Newsday (Greg Logan), November 21, 2012

Inside College Basketball
SI.com (Luke Winn), November 21, 2012

No 1 Hoosiers take another step forward
Evansville Courier Press (Randy Beard), November 21, 2012

Top NBA prospects at Legends Classic
Zags Blog (Dan Kelly), November 21, 2012

Top Performers and Grades for Entire Field
Bleacher Report (Trevor Lowry), November 21, 2012

Top-ranked Indiana use overtime to defeat Georgetown
New York Daily News, November 21, 2012

UCLA holds on to beat Georgia
Newsday (Greg Logan), November 21, 2012

Rapid Reaction - UCLA 60, Georgia 56
ESPN (Dana O'Neil), November 20, 2012

Too early to peg UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad as lock for NBA's top draft pick
Yahoo Sports, November 20, 2012

Georgetown 78, UCLA 70
CBS Sports (John Breech), November 19, 2012

Georgetown Beats UCLA 78-70
Associated Press, November 19, 2012

Georgetown muffles hype over UCLA
New York Times (Zach Schonbrun), November 19, 2012

Georgetown upsets UCLA
Newsday (Greg Logan), November 19, 2012

Indiana 66, Georgia 53
Associated Press, November 19, 2012

Top-ranked Indiana defeats Georgia
New York Daily News (Dick Weiss), November 19, 2012

Bruins go up-tempo, Adams and Powell get hot from outside
Long Beach Press-Telegram (Sam Strong), November 16, 2012

Sam Houston's men's basketball faces No 1 Indiana Thursday
KBTX-TV, November 14, 2012

Hard to believe Cody Zeller was Ill
Indianapolis Star (Michael Pointer), November 13, 2012

Georgia Basketball falls to Youngstown State
Red and Black (Yousef Baig), November 12, 2012

No 1 Indiana fends off North Dakota St 87-61
Associated Press, November 12, 2012

Bison to play Powerhouse IU
Jamestown Sun (Eric Peterson), August 7, 2012

Bracket Reveal - Legends Classic
ESPN (Eamonn Brennan), July 26, 2012

2011

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Pack mentality nets State win
Raleigh News & Observer (JP Giglio), November 23, 2011

No. 18 Vanderbilt beats Oregon State 64-62
Associated Press (Jim O'Connell), November 22, 2011

Texas triumph a major step forward for Wolfpack
Star News Online (Brett Friedlander), November 22, 2011

Vanderbilt 64, Oregon State 62 Brad Tinsley makes final shot in Legend Classics win over Beavers
The Oregonian (Tim Casey), November 21, 2011

So maybe this is a different Vanderbilt
ESPN (Andy Katz), November 21, 2011

Beavers head east to face Longhorns
The Register-Guard, November 21, 2011

N.C. State rallies from 18 down to beat Texas 77-74
Raleigh Observer (Jim O'Connell), November 21, 2011

Rapid Reaction NC State 77, Texas 74
ESPN (Andy Katz), November 21, 2011

Texas Drops first contest
Longhorn Digest (Kevin Floaherty), November 20, 2011

Oregon State capitalizes on opportunity
ESPN (Andy Katz), November 20, 2011

Stallings feisty when it comes to talking Festus
CBS Sports (Matt Norlander), November 19, 2011

OSU men's basketball, Beavers gain some attention with OT victory over Texas
Corvallis Gazette Times, November 19, 2011

OSU men's basketball Beavers head east to take on Texas
Corvallis Gazette Times (Kevin Hampton), November 19, 2011

#20 Vanderbilt Outlasts NC State, 86-79
Anchor of Gold (Train Island), November 19, 2011

Cunningham and Collier post career-highs in win over Hofstra
KVAL-TV (OSU Media), November 17, 2011

Oregon State basketball Game against Texas in East Rutherford, N.J. highlights non-conference schedule
The Oregonian (Paul Buker), August 25, 2011

Vanderbilt men's basketball schedule has old school feel
The Tennessean (Jeff Lockridge), August 8, 2011

Texas, NC State in field of team for Legends Classic at Meadowlands
Newark Star Ledger (Tom Luicci), June 27, 2011

Texas Longhorns highlight field for 2011 Legends Classic

USA Today (Tim Gardener), May 19, 2011

NC State a host school in Legends Classic hoops event
WRAL-TV, May 18, 2011


2010

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Rick Jackson wins Legends Classic MVP award
Syracuse Post-Standard (Mike Waters), November 28, 2010


Kris Joseph gets a scare after hard foul
Syracuse Post-Standard (Donna Ditota), November 28, 2010


Dion Waiters impresses in front of Philly fans
Syracuse Post-Standard (Donna Ditota), November 28, 2010


Better offensive edffort makes Orange dangerous team
Sporting News, November 28, 2010


Cheers, Champs
FoxSports.com, November 28, 2010


UTEP chokes Michigan
El Paso Times (Bill Knight), November 28, 2010


UTEP’s 13-0 run to open second half drops Michigan
Detroit News (Rod Beard), November 28, 2010


Wolverines come up short in Legends Classic
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 28, 2010

Michigan basketball's long scoring drought costly in 65-56 loss to UTEP
Ann Arbor News (Michael Rothstein), November 28, 2010

Tim Hardaway Sr. has divided loyalties
Ann Arbor News (Michael Rothstein), November 28, 2010

Syracuse holds off Georgia Tech's upset bid to win Legends Classic
Atlantic City Press (John O'Kane) November 28, 2010

UTEP star comes off bench to spark win over Michigan at Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City Press (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 28, 2010

Syracuse tops Georgia Tech in Legends Classic Associated Press
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 28, 2010

Big crowds at Legends Classic bode well for return of tournament
Atlantic City Press (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 28, 2010

Rick Jackson cleans up glass while being crowded on offense
Syracuse Post-Standard (Donna Ditota), November 27, 2010

Baye Moussa Keita plays meaningful minutes
Syracuse Post-Standard (Mike Waters), November 27, 2010

Balancing Act - Syracuse's offense comes together in 80-76 win over Georgia Tech
Syracuse Post-Standard (Mike Waters), November 27, 2010

Syracuse and Georgia Tech meet in Legends Classic title tilt
Sports Network, November 27, 2010

Boeheim not plesaed despite unbeaten start
Sporting News, November 27, 2010

Glassboro native Brian Oliver's 32 points does not lift Georgia Tech over Syracuse
Newark Star-Ledger (Brendan Prunty), November 27, 2010

Miners fall to Ga. Tech; UTEP faces Michigan in consolation
El Paso Times (Bill Knight), November 27, 2010

Wolverines' Jordan Morgan continues to improve in post
Detroit News (Rob Beard), November 27, 2010

Late surge sends No. 10 Syracuse past Michigan
Detroit News (Rod Beard), November 27, 2010

Michigan hoops notes, quotes from loss to Syracuse
Detroit Free-Press, November 27, 2010

Michigan falls to Syracuse
Detroit Free-Press (Kirkland Crawford), November 27, 2010

Tech loses to No. 9 Syracuse in Legends Classic final
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Carroll Rogers), November 27, 2010

Cuse outlats Michigan in Atlantic City
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 27, 2010

Culpepper comes off bench to score 24 and lift UTEP past Michigan 65-56 in Legends Classic
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 27, 2010

Misfiring No. 9 Syracuse finds way to beat Michigan, reach Legends Classic title game in Atlantic City
Atlantic City Press (Michael McGarry), November 27, 2010

Georgia Tech sophomores sting UTEP at Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City Press (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 27, 2010

Famous dads Glen Rice, Tim Hardaway watch anxiously as sons play at Legends Classic
Atlantic City Press (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 27, 2010

Brick House - Syracuse survives poor shooting night to beat Michigan
Syracuse Post-Standard (Mike Waters), November 26, 2010

Orange and Wolverines clash in A.C. showdown
Sports Network, November 26, 2010

Michigan coach John Beilein faces old friend Jim Boeheim at Legends Classic
Detroit Free-Press (Mark Snyder), November 26, 2010

Georgia Tech advances on one-two sophomore punch
Atlanta Journal-Constutution (Caroll Rogers), November 25, 2010

William & Mary set for home games
Newport News Daily Press (Dave Fairbank), November 25, 2010

A capsule preview of tonight's Legends Classic games
Atlantic Press (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 23, 2010

NBA Sons to Take Court in Atlantic City
Zags Blog (Adam Zagoria), November 22, 2010

Boeheim addresses some SU basketball issues as Orange prepares for Legends Classic
Syracuse Post-Standard (Donna Ditota), November 22, 2010

Time has come to forgive Michigan's Fab Five
Detroit News (Rod Beard), November 22, 2010

2009

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Atlantic City's Thanksgiving Weekend - Nothing but Net
Press of Atlantic City (editorial), December 1, 2009

Can't Get with Program
Boston Globe (Chuck Betson), November 29, 2009

Florida Overpowers Rutgers in Legends Classic Final
Press of Atlantic City (John O'Kane), November 29, 2009

Gators Beat Rutgers in Legends Classic Final
Associated Press (Dan Gelston), November 29, 2009

Izzo Makes Michigan State History at Boardwalk Hall
Press of Atlantic City (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 29, 2009

Michigan State Stuffs UMass
Springfield Republican (Sean Fallon), November, 2009

Rutgers Falls to Florida in Legends Classic Championship
Newark Star-Ledger (Brendan Prunty), November 29, 2009

Spartans Blow Out Minutemen
Detroit Free Press (Shannon Shelton), November 29, 2009

UF Wins Legends Classic
The Gainesville Sun (Kevin Brockway), November 29, 2009

Gators Upset No 2 Michigan State
The Gainesville Sun (Kevin Brockway), November 28, 2009

Rutgers Makes Agressive Play Pay Off
Home News & Tribune (Jerry Carino), November 28, 2009

Rutgers Sweats Out 83-75 Win Over UMass in Legends Classic Semifinal
Newark Star-Ledger (Brendan Prunty), November 28, 2009

Rutgers' Rosario Puts on a Show in Win Over UMass at Boardwalk Hall
Press of Atlantic City (John O'Kane), November 28, 2009

Second-ranked Michigan State stumbles on Boardwalk, Loses to Florida
Press of Atlantic City (Susan Lulgjuraj), November 28, 2009

Still No Luck for UMass
Boston Globe (Chuck Betson), November 28, 2009

Turnovers Too Much for Spartans to Overcome
Detroit Free Press (Shannon Shelton), November 28, 2009

UMass Stumbles Against Rutgers
Springfield Republican, November 28, 2009

MSU-Florida Matchup Rekindles Former Rivalry
Detroit Free Press (Shannon Shelton), November 27, 2009

Florida Coach Billy Donovan has Find Memories of Jud Heathcote
The Detroit News (Eric Lacy), November 26, 2009