Monday, March 12, 2012
FSU leads Coaches vs. Cancer field
NEW YORK -- Florida State, Notre Dame, BYU and Saint Joseph's have been selected as the host schools for the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, which will play its championship at the Barclays Center.
The four schools will meet in the semifinals and finals on Nov. 16-17 at the arena in Brooklyn, N.Y., which is scheduled to open in September.
The matchups for the early rounds will be announced later.
The Coaches vs. Cancer Classic started in 1995 and was held at Madison Square Garden through this season. The tournament is a collaborative initiative of the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Since 1993, Coaches vs. Cancer has raised more than $80 million to fund cancer research and support other programs.
Mississippi State beat Arizona in this season's championship game.