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Tickets for 2019 Jimmy V Men’s Classic Now on Sale

Game Times Determined for Annual Event

Tickets for the 2019 Jimmy V Men’s Classic presented by Corona, taking place on Tuesday, Dec. 10, are now on sale. The 25th annual event will feature a potential top-15 matchup with Louisville facing national champion runner-up Texas Tech at 7 p.m. ET, followed by UConn playing Indiana at 9 p.m. Both matchups will air on ESPN from Madison Square Garden in New York City. The last installment of this year’s Way-Too-Early Top 25 has Louisville ranked at number 5, while Texas Tech sits at number 11.

Ticket prices start at $61, which includes both games, and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, Ticketmaster charge by phone at (866) 858-0008 and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com.

The early-season event will be part of the 13th annual V Week for Cancer Research – the weeklong initiative across multiple ESPN platforms featuring special content to help raise funds for cancer research. ESPN’s 2019 Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research raised a record $8.3 million the V Foundation for Cancer Research – an 83 percent increase from last year. To date, V Week has raised over $30 million for cancer research.

This event is preceded by the State Farm Champions Classic, which will open the 2019-20 season in five weeks. Both the Jimmy V Men’s Classic and Champions Classic are owned and operated by ESPN Events.


ESPN Events ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of 35 collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes three Labor Day weekend college football games, the FCS opening-weekend game, 16 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events, a college softball event, an esports event and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 375-plus hours of live programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Birmingham, Boca Raton, Boise, Dallas-Fort Worth, Frisco, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Montgomery and Tampa, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans. For more information, visit the official website, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.