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Tickets for 2019 Armed Forces Classic on Sale Now

Tickets for the 2019 Armed Forces Classic will go on sale Wednesday, September 4, at 10 a.m. AT / 2 p.m. ET. The eight annual event will be played on Friday, Nov. 8 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

The Armed Forces Classic features a double header with Baylor vs. Washington, both who appear in ESPN.com’s latest Way Too Early Top 25 poll: Baylor at No. 16 and Washington at No. 23, in the first game and Coast Guard Academy vs. University of Alaska Anchorage in the second game.

This will be the second time in the events history public tickets will be offered to the general public. Ticket prices will start at $35 (ticket fees will apply) and can be purchased anytime at AlaskaAirlinesCenter.com. Tickets may also be purchased by visiting the Alaska Airlines Center box office or calling 907-891-7410 (Mon.-Fri. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.).

Complimentary tickets to JBER personnel will be distributed on base and ticket details can be found at JBERLife.com/AFC19.

The Armed Forces Classic is a series of men’s college basketball games being played on United States military bases worldwide, with the inaugural game played in 2012.

The Armed Forces Classic is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN. For more information about the 2019 event, visit the official web site at ArmedForcesClassic.com.


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