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Jimmy V Classic to feature Jayhawks, Spartans

BRISTOL, Conn. -- Kansas will play Saint Joseph's and
Michigan State will face Boston College in this year's Jimmy V
Classic, it was announced Tuesday.
The 11th annual event, named in honor of Jim Valvano, the late
North Carolina State coach, and benefiting The V Foundation for
Cancer Research, will be held Dec. 6 at Madison Square Garden in
New York and will be televised by ESPN.
This will be Kansas' first appearance in the Jimmy V Classic
since the inaugural event when the Jayhawks lost 74-66 in overtime
to Temple.
The fourth annual Jimmy V Women's Basketball Classic will be
Dec. 5, in Hartford, Conn., and will have Connecticut playing North
Carolina. The game will be televised on ESPN2.