Jimmy V Classic









Jimmy V Men's Classic

Florida Atlantic (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Illinois (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
North Carolina (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Connecticut (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)

Jimmy V Women's Classic

South Carolina (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Duke (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
UConn (/basketball/womens-college-basketball)
Texas (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Ohio State (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Tennessee (/basketball/womens-college-basketball)

Jimmy V Classic

Dec. 5, 2023

Madison Square Garden • 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001

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Jimmy V Women’s Classic

Dec. 3, 2023

Games to be played at campus sites

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The two early-season events showcase top college basketball programs on ESPN and will highlight Jimmy V Week, a week-long initiative across multiple ESPN platforms and programs featuring special content to help raise funds for cancer research.

Jimmy V Men’s Classic

The 2023 doubleheader will be played on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Matchups are FAU vs. Illinois and North Carolina vs. UConn.

Jimmy V Women’s Classic

The 2023 Jimmy V Women’s Classic features three games to be played at campus sites – South Carolina @ Duke, UConn @ Texas & Ohio State @ Tennessee.

The V Foundation

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State University basketball coach and ESPN commentator. The V Foundation has funded over $310 million in game-changing cancer research grants nationwide through a competitive process strictly supervised by a world-class Scientific Advisory Committee. Because the V Foundation has an endowment to cover administrative expenses, 100% of direct donations are awarded to cancer research and programs. The V team is committed to accelerating Victory Over Cancer®. To learn more, visit v.org.