We've known this for a little over a month now, but the 2K Sports Classic made it official on Tuesday. The Boston College men's basketball team is set to face Connecticut in the semifinals of the 19th annual 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden on November 21.
BC-UConn kicks off the doubleheader at 7 PM in a game televised by ESPN2. Indiana and Washington got the nightcap. The winners will then meet the following night for the 2K Sports Classic championship, again televised on ESPN2. BC will play the winner of Indiana / Washington while UConn will be featured in the consolation game at 5 PM on ESPNU.
This will be the first meeting between Boston College and Connecticut since 2005, a a 75-70 Eagles victory over the Huskies. UConn leads the all-time series 54-35. The Eagles are 3-1 all-time vs. the Hoosiers with the last meeting occurring in 2010, a 88-76 BC win. BC and Washington have never faced one another on the hardwood.
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