Gotham Classic Begins on Wednesday
November 12, 2019
PRINCETON, N.J. – Boston College hosts High Point and Saint Louis entertains Eastern Washington as the eighth annual Gotham Classic (@GothamClassic) begins play on Wednesday.
Highlighting the Gotham Classic will be a Nov. 27 matchup between Boston College and Saint Louis in Chestnut Hill, Mass. That game will mark just the fourth time that the Eagles and Billikens will meet, and the first time since a 62-51 Saint Louis win on Nov. 24, 2011 in Anaheim, Calif. The Billikens lead the series, 2-1.
Joining the Eagles and Billikens in the Gotham Classic are Belmont, Eastern Washington, and High Point. Boston College will play four home games in the event while Saint Louis will host three games. Belmont, Eastern Washington, and High Point will travel to both BC and SLU and will play a round-robin among themselves with Belmont hosting High Point, High Point hosting Eastern Washington, and Eastern Washington hosting Belmont.
The complete schedule for the Gotham Classic can be found here.
About the Gotham Classic
First played in 2012, the Gotham Classic features five teams from across the country in one of the most competitive events of its kind. In eight short years, the tournament has attracted the likes of Syracuse, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Louisville, Memphis, Davidson, Pittsburgh, NC State, and West Virginia, among a host of other prominent programs.
About the Gazelle Group
The Roman Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper is produced by the Gazelle Group of Princeton, N.J. The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. Gazelle produces numerous nationally-recognized events, such as the 2K Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, the Gotham Classic, the Sunshine Slam, and the College Basketball Invitational. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit gazellegroup.com.
About the Northeast Conference
The Northeast Conference (NEC) is the sponsoring conference of the 2K Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. Now in its 39th season, the NEC is a NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association consisting of 11 institutions of higher learning located throughout seven states. For more information on the NEC, visit the official website at www.northeastconference.org or follow on Twitter @NECsports.
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