Huskies to Play in 2021 Crossover Classic at Sanford Pentagon
SEATTLE -- The University of Washington men's basketball program will participate in the 2021 Crossover Classic, a round-robin tournament held at the Sanford Pentagon in South Dakota, November 22-24.
"We're very excited to be a part of the Crossover Classic at the Sanford Pentagon in South Dakota," said Hopkins. "As a program, we have prided ourselves in building a strong non-conference schedule, and this event is exactly on par with that mindset. It will be a great early season test for us in a unique venue. South Dakota has amazing basketball fans and we're looking forward to being a part of this event."
This year's field includes University of Nevada, South Dakota State University and George Mason University. The four teams have a combined 37 NCAA Tournament appearances and 10 trips to the Sweet 16.
On-sale date for tickets, television information and game times will be announced later.
Three of the eight participants in last year's Crossover Classic qualified for the NCAA Tournament, including the inaugural champion, West Virginia. The four-day event, held November 25-27, was televised live on the ESPN family of networks and viewed by more than 2.8 million people.
About the Sanford Pentagon
The cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the Sanford Pentagon, a 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility featuring nine basketball courts, including the 1950s/1960s-inspired Heritage Court. The venue combines state-of-the-art amenities—including high-definition video boards and executive suites—with period-specific finishes that are a nod to the nostalgic days of basketball.
The 3,200-seat Pentagon is home to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League's Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women's and Men's Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information, visit sanfordpentagon.com.
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