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2015 Field

 

NC State

NC State Wolfpack - Head Coach: Mark Gottfried (Atlantic Coast Conference)
Head coach Mark Gottfried has led the Wolfpack to a 19-12 record this season, including seven top 65 RPI wins and two top 15 RPI road wins (Duke, Louisville)...in his first three years at NC State, Gottfried guided his teams to the NCAA Tournament each of those seasons, becoming just the fourth coach in ACC history to do so...12 players, including four starters, are expected back next season, headlined by the back court of junior Trevor Lacey (16.1 ppg, 103 assists) and sophomore Cat Barber (11.8 ppg, 113 assists)...this will be the Wolfpack's second Legends Classic appearance (2011).
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Marquette University Marquette Golden Eagles - Head Coach: Steve Wojciechowski (Big East Conference)
Marquette is under the direction of first-year head coach Steve Wojciechowski, who served on Mike Krzyzewski's staff at Duke for 15 years after his playing career at Duke came to an end...eight players off this year's 11-man roster are expected to return in 2015-16, including freshman guard Duane Wilson (12.1 ppg, 65 assists) and sophomore center Luke Fischer (11.0 ppg, 4.8 rpg)...they will be joined by one of the best recruiting classes in school history, headlined by five-star recruit 6-10 Henry Ellenson (Rice Lake, Wis.)...Marquette will be making its first appearance in the Legends Classic.

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LSU LSU Tigers - Head Coach: Johnny Jones (Southeastern Conference)
Head coach Johnny Jones has won 61 games in three seasons at his alma mater, improving the Tigers' win-loss record every season...this year, LSU is 22-9...all five starters are expected back next season, as well as 13 players from the 15-man roster...sophomore forward Jarell Martin is the Tigers' leading scorer at 16.9 ppg while his classmate, forward Jordan Mickey, is right behind at 16.0 ppg with a team-best 9.9 rpg average...joining the roster next year will be 6-10 Australian Ben Simmons, the No. 1 recruit in the country and projected top pick in the 2016 NBA Draft...Simmons currently plays at Montverde Academy in Florida...LSU will be playing in the Legends Classic for the first time.

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Arizona State

Arizona State Sun Devils - Head Coach: TBA (Pacific-12 Conference)
The Sun Devils are 17-14 with 13 players, including four starters, expected back next season...junior guard Gary Blakes (11.2 ppg, 56 assists) and sophomore forward Savon Goodman (11.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg) lead the group...this will mark the Sun Devils' first time playing in the Legends Classic...Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins had his number retired at ASU.
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