Jimmy V Classic

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Jimmy V Classic

December 2021

Bankers Life Fieldhouse • 125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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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.

Men’s Jimmy V Classic

The 2020 doubleheader will be played on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The night will feature two Top 15 matchups, with #1 Gonzaga vs. #15 West Virginia at 7 ET followed by #2 Baylor vs. #8 Illinois at 10 ET.

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 Foundation has funded more than $250 million in cancer research grants nationwide. The V Foundation awards 100% of direct donations to cancer research and programs. The V Foundation’s endowment covers administrative expenses. The Foundation awards peer-reviewed grants through a competitive award process strictly supervised by a Scientific Advisory Committee. For more information on the V Foundation, please visit v.org.