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Texas Tech To Face Pitt At Legends Classic
 

July 16, 2013

OFFICIAL RELEASE

LUBBOCK, Texas - The pairings were announced Tuesday and Texas Tech will square off with Pittsburgh in the semifinals of the Legends Classic the Monday before Thanksgiving at the Seventh Annual Legends Classic, which will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

After playing a pair of regional round games on campus, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Texas Tech, and Houston will travel to Brooklyn for Championship Round action on Nov. 25-26.

The semifinal doubleheader on Monday, Nov. 25 will begin with Pittsburgh squaring off against Texas Tech at 6:30 p.m. (CT), followed by Stanford taking on Houston. Both games will be televised live on ESPN2. The next night, the consolation game will begin at 6:00 p.m. (CT) on ESPN3 followed by the championship game on ESPNU.

This marks the second-ever meeting with Pittsburgh, with the last time coming in the 2008 edition of the Legend Classic. Pittsburgh topped Texas Tech, 80-67.

Texas Tech will advance to face either Stanford or Houston. The Red Raiders are 1-3 all-time against the Cardinal, while former Southwest Conference rival Houston leads the series, 27-26.

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for Championship Round games of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center are on sale now and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.

LEGENDS CLASSIC
Monday, November 25
Semifinal Doubleheader

Texas Tech vs. Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. (CT) [ESPN2]
Houston vs. Stanford, 30 minutes following first game [ESPN2]
Tuesday, November 26

Consolation Game, 6 p.m. (CT) [ESPN3]
Championship Game, 30 minutes following first game [ESPNU]

The complete schedule for the Legends Classic, as well as additional television information, will be announced at a later date.


 

 

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