Men's Basketball Confirmed for 2013 Old Spice Classic
Head coach Matt Painter and the Boilermakers will be part of the 2013 Old Spice Classic.

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




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