Nov. 23 Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic Notebook

Kyron Cartwright, Providence

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery

Upcoming Schedule For Participating Teams

(All times listed are central)

Friday, Nov. 25

Savannah State vs. St. Francis Brooklyn, 11 a.m. Grambling vs. Texas Rio Grande Valley, 1:30 p.m. Virginia vs. Iowa, 6 p.m., CBS Sports Network Providence vs. Memphis, 8:30 p.m. , CBS Sports Network

Saturday, Nov. 26

Loser of Grambling/UTRGV vs. Loser of Sav. State/St. Francis Brooklyn, 10 am Winner of Grambling/UTRGV vs. WInner of Sav. State/St. Francis Brooklyn, 12:30 p.m. Loser of Virginia/Iowa vs. Loser of Providence/Memphis, 3 p.m.

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Emerald Coast Television to Video Stream Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic Basketball Tournament

NICEVILLE, FLA. – Fans will have access to watch free video streaming of the Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic basketball tournament which will be held this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 25-26) at The Arena on the campus of Northwest Florida State College

Emerald Coast Television will video stream the two afternoon games that will be played on Friday as well as three games on Saturday.

Savannah State will face St. Francis Brooklyn in the opening game of Session 1 at 11 a.m. Friday followed by Grambling meeting the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at 1:30 p.m.

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Nov. 17 Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic Notebook

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Memphis coach Tubby Smith

Memphis swingman Dedric Lawson

Upcoming Schedule For Participating Teams

(All times listed are central)

Thursday, Nov. 17 Providence at Ohio State at Providence, 6 p.m., Big Ten Network Middle Georgia State at Savannah State, 6 p.m. Grambling at North Carolina A&T, 6 p.m. Seton Hall at Iowa, 8 p.m., Big Ten Network

Saturday, Nov. 19 Grambling at Providence, 11 a.m., Fox Sports 2 Savannah State at Memphis, 11 a.m., ESPN3

Sunday, Nov.

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Nov. 10 Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic Notebook

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Providence coach Ed Cooley

Virginia’s London Perrantes

 

Upcoming Schedule For Participating Teams

(All times listed are central)

Friday, Nov. 11 Grambling at East Carolina, 6 p.m. Virginia at UNC Greensboro, 6 p.m., ESPN3 Savannah State at Iowa State, 7 p.m., Cyclone Network Kennesaw State at Iowa, 8:35 p.m., Big Ten Network Plus

Sunday, Nov. 13 St. Francis Brooklyn at North Carolina State, 1 p.m., ACC Network Extra Savannah State at Iowa, 2:35 p.m., Big Ten Network Plus Texas Rio Grande Valley at Tennessee-Martin, 6 p.m.

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Nov. 3 Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic Notebook

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Virginia coach Tony Bennett

Iowa’s Peter Jok

 

VIRGINIA NO. 7 IN ESPN, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED RANKINGS: ESPN.com lists Virginia No. 7 in its preseason college basketball power rankings, saying the Cavaliers are ready to make a run at the Atlantic Coast Conference — and national — titles.

Sportswriter Jeff Goodman says Virginia coach Tony Bennett will rely on senior floor leader London Perrantes, while adding the services of former Memphis forward Austin Nichols, one of the best frontcourt players in the country

Sports Illustrated ranks the Cavaliers No.

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Destin Realty to become title sponsor of Emerald Coast Classic

NICEVILLE, FLA. — Global Sports Management has announced that Destin Realty will become the title sponsor for the 2016 Emerald Coast Classic basketball tournament.

The Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic will be played Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 25-26 at The Arena on the campus of Northwest Florida State College.

The eight-team tournament is headlined by top teams from across the country, including Iowa, Providence, Virginia and Memphis. Iowa, Providence and Virginia each participated in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

“We’re pleased to enter into this partnership with Destin Realty as the title sponsor for the Destin Realty Emerald Coast Classic,” said tournament director Maury Hanks, who is also the chief executive officer for Global Sports.

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2016 Emerald Coast Classic tickets are now on sale

Click here for the links to purchase 2016 Emerald Coast Classic tickets.

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Emerald Coast Classic tickets go on sale Monday

NICEVILLE, FLA. — Tickets for the third annual Emerald Coast Classic college basketball tournament will go on sale at 10 am Central time this Monday (Sept. 19).

The tournament will be played Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 25-26 at The Arena on the campus of Northwest Florida State College. Fans can purchase tickets at the official tournament website, www.emeraldcoastclassic.com

The eight-team tournament is headlined by top teams from across the country, including Iowa, Providence, Virginia and Memphis. Iowa, Providence and Virginia all played in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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CBS Sports Network to televise Emerald Coast Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 6, 2016 CBS SPORTS NETWORK TO TELEVISE EMERALD COAST CLASSIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

NICEVILLE, FLA. — For the second consecutive year CBS Sports Network will televise the semifinal round and championship game of the third annual Emerald Coast Classic basketball tournament, which is headlined by top teams from across the country including Iowa, Memphis, Providence and Virginia.

“We’re excited to have the games on national television again on CBS Sports Network,” said tournament director Maury Hanks, who is also the chief executive officer for Global Sports.

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Nationally ranked teams headline 2016 Emerald Coast Classic basketball tournament

LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Iowa, Memphis, Providence and Virginia headline the eight-team field for the 2016 Emerald Coast Classic, presented by Global Sports.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Savannah State and St. Francis Brooklyn also are competing in the tournament with a fourth team to be announced within the next month.

Iowa, Providence and Virginia competed in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with Iowa and Virginia advancing to the third round.

First and second-round games will be played at on-campus sites Nov. 12 through Nov.

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