Jimmy V Classic

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Jimmy V Classic

Dec. 7, 2021

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

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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 2021 doubleheader will be played on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The night will tip off with Tennessee vs. Texas Tech, followed by Syracuse vs. Villanova.

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 more than $260 million in cancer research grants nationwide. Event proceeds benefit cancer research funded by the V Foundation. The Foundation awards game-changing grants through a competitive process strictly supervised by a Scientific Advisory Committee. For more information on the V Foundation, please visit v.org.