2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic championship round matchups set
The National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society on Thursday announced the matchups for the championship round of the 2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
All four games of the Classic championship round will be televised live on truTV.
Twelve schools will compete in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, with four of those teams serving as regional hosts. Regional rounds are Nov. 9-13, with the four hosts advancing to the championship round Nov. 16-17 at the Barclays Center. The remainder of the field will participate in a round-robin series at one of two sub host sites.
A nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the NABC, the Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers basketball coaches, their teams and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer. The program leverages the personal experiences, community leadership and professional excellence of basketball coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living, through year-round fundraising activities and advocacy.
Since 1993, the initiative has raised more than $85 million to fund research, provide up-to-date cancer information, advocate for public health policies and deliver services to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
|Semifinals||Barclays Center||Brooklyn, N.Y.||7 p.m. Nov. 16||BYU vs. Florida State||truTV|
|Notre Dame vs. Saint Joseph’s||truTV|
|Consolation||Barclays Center||Brooklyn, N.Y.||7 p.m. Nov. 17||Semifinal losers||truTV|