Marquette To Face Duke In 2010 O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic
Aug. 5, 2010
The schedule and national television coverage for the 10th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic men's college basketball tournament have been completed.
Defending National Champion Duke, along with Kansas State, Gonzaga, and Marquette will serve as the four Regional Round hosts for the event, matchups for which were previously announced. The tournament will begin with Regional Round action, November 12-18, with the four host schools advancing to the Championship Rounds at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on November 22-23.
In the Championship Rounds' first semifinal game on Monday, November 22, Duke will meet Marquette at 7:30 PM EST, followed by Kansas State vs. Gonzaga. The winners will square off in the championship game on Tuesday, November 23, which will be preceded by the consolation game at 7:45 PM EST.
The Oxford subregional will be held November 20-22 with Miami (Ohio) hosting Green Bay, IUPUI, and San Diego State. The Harrisonburg subregional will see James Madison entertaining Bucknell, Presbyterian, and Princeton from November 22-24. Each team will play three games in the subregional rounds.
A total of eight games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks. ESPNU will televise the first game of the Manhattan Regional Rounds on November 12 when Kansas State hosts James Madison, as well as both games of the Durham Regional Rounds, November 14 (Princeton) and 16 (Miami, Ohio). ESPN2 will air the second game of the Spokane Regional Rounds when Gonzaga hosts San Diego State on November 16. ESPN2 will also televise both Championship Round semifinal doubleheaders on November 22 and the Championship game on November 23. The consolation game on November 23 will be televised on ESPNU. Additional television coverage will be announced at a later date.