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[6 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Memphis Wins 2013 Old Spice Classic and Eight Teams Are Selected for the 2014 Tournament

This year’s Old Spice Classic champion is No. 22 Memphis who defeated No. 5 Oklahoma State in a comeback victory.
The Memphis team overcame a 10-point deficit at halftime to beat Oklahoma State. The win was head coach Josh Pastner’s first win against an AP Poll Top 25 team in his five seasons with Memphis.
Memphis joins other Old Spice Classic champions Gonzaga (2012), Dayton (2011), Notre Dame (2010), Florida State (2009), North Carolina State (2007), and Arkansas (2006).
The field for next year’s tournament will feature the current No. 1 and No. …

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Old Spice Classic Takes Place this Week at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort

The eighth annual Old Spice Classic tips off on Thanksgiving Day at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The event is a premier Division-I men’s basketball tournament and this year’s field features eight teams including No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 21 Memphis. Other teams in the tournament include Purdue, Butler, Washington State, Siena, LSU, and St. Joseph’s.
The Old Spice Classic starts at noon on Thanksgiving Day with four games scheduled for the day. The tournament continues on Friday and Sunday, with Friday’s games beginning …

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[21 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale Now for Old Spice Classic Basketball Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Tickets are on sale now for the 2013 Old Spice Classic which kicks off on Thanksgiving Day at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The tournament field for this year features Butler, LSU, Memphis, Purdue, Oklahoma State, Saint Joseph’s, Siena, and Washington State. According to a pre-season ESPN poll both Oklahoma State and Memphis are ranked in the Top 15.
Five teams from this year reached the postseason last year, and Butler, Memphis, and Oklahoma State reached the NCAA Tournament.
This year’s tournament begins Thanksgiving Day with the first game at noon …

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[25 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Old Spice Classic, Harlem Globetrotters at Walt Disney World Thanksgiving Weekend

As we bid goodbye to college football’s regular season for another year, Disney has some terrific hoops action to move us on to the next big thing:  college basketball!
Some of the most-beloved names in college basketball will be playing in the Fifth Annual Old Spice Classic, which begins on Thanksgiving Day, and runs through Sunday, November 28th. 
Teams participating in this year’s pre-season tournament, one of the nation’s biggest, include Notre Dame, Boston College, Cal, Georgia, Temple, Texas A&M, Wisconsin, and Manhattan. 
If hoops and hijinks are more your style, be sure …