Maryland to Compete in CBE Hall of Fame Classic

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KANSAS CITY, MO (March 10, 2014) – The Maryland men's basketball team will join nationally ranked Iowa State and Alabama and Arizona State for the championship rounds of the 2014 CBE Hall of Fame Classic November 24 and 25 at Sprint Center. The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the field today.

“We’re very excited to be a part of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, which features a number of top teams from across the nation," said head coach Mark Turgeon. "As a native of Kansas, I understand the region’s passion and tradition for college basketball. Our team is looking forward to this outstanding experience.”

The semifinal rounds will be held on Monday, November 24. The finals will take place the following day, Tuesday, November 25, beginning with the consolation game, followed by the championship game.  All four games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks.

Tickets for the championship round games at Sprint Center are available now through,, by phone at 1-888-929-7849 or in person at Sprint Center Box Office.

The complete bracket, including matchups and television broadcast times for the 2014 CBE Hall of Fame Classic, will be announced at a later date.

For more information on the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @CBEHOFClassic.

---- CBE Hall of Fame Classic Championship Rounds ----

 Semifinal Doubleheader                                   Championship Doubleheader

SprintCenter – Kansas City, MO                         SprintCenter – Kansas City, MO

Monday, November 24                                        Tuesday, November 25


About the CBE Hall of Fame Classic

The event is named after the College Basketball Experience, the award-winning and highly interactive college basketball fan facility adjacent to Sprint Center, which also features the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Opened in October 2007, the College Basketball Experience is the nation's only facility that celebrates, in its entirety, the sport of men's collegiate basketball. The tournament, in partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), was initially established in 2001 as the Guardians Classic.

The CBE Hall of Fame Classic is produced by Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc.  Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. is a sports management firm based in the Shenandoah Valley city of Winchester, Virginia. For more information on Blue Ridge Sports & Entertainment, Inc. please visit and follow us on Twitter at @BRSEinc.