Nov. 23, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue men's basketball team is one of eight teams confirmed to be competing in the 2013 Old Spice Classic, set for Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando.
In addition to the Boilermakers, the field for the eighth-annual event includes Butler, LSU, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Saint Joseph's, Siena and Washington State.
The Old Spice Classsic features a bracket format with 12 games over a three-day period. Each team competes in one game per day, advancing through the bracket. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout face off in a championship game on the final day of competition.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) will serve as the event's sponsoring conference for the eighth-straight year.
The family-friendly tournament is a weekend-long affair at the Walt Disney World Resort, where participating teams practice, play and enjoy the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Additional information, including travel packages, can be found at oldspiceclassic.com.