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Stan Becton | | February 4, 2023

Michael B. Jordan's Legacy Classic: Schedule, how to watch the HBCU event

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The Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic is an HBCU men's basketball showcase created by award-winning actor, producer and director Michael B. Jordan to showcase HBCU basketball. 

This year's is Feb. 4 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. It will broadcast and stream on TNT.

The following teams will participate in the Legacy Classic:

  • Morgan State (MEAC)
  • Delaware State (MEAC)
  • Norfolk State (MEAC)
  • Hampton (CAA)

Game Schedule

There will be an HBCU Band Showcase in between games.

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Who are some players to watch?

Morgan State

  • G Isaiah Burke
  • G Malik Miller
  • F/C Khalil Turner

Delaware State

  • G Jevin Muniz
  • G Khyrie Staten
  • F Brandon Stone

Norfolk State

  • G Joe Bryant Jr.
  • G Cahiem Brown
  • F Kris Bankston


  • G Jordan Nesbitt
  • G Russell Dean
  • G Marquis Godwin

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How the schools match up

Here's how programs stack up based on this season's results through Jan. 29.

Morgan State vs. Delaware State

The Bears and Hornets have met before this season. Delaware State won 64-62.

Morgan State 2022-23 STATS Delaware State
11-10 (4-2) Record (Conf) 3-16 (2-4)
78.4 Points per game 63.2
71.4 Points allowed per game 75.2
36.1 Rebounds per game 32.8
36.5 Rebounds allowed per game 34.8
16.2 Assists per game 12.3
16.3 Turnovers per game 15.9
21.5 ppg Points off turnovers 14.7 ppg
10.2 Steals per game 6.7
4.8 Blocks per game 2.7
46.7% Team field goal percentage 41.9%
39.1% Team three-point percentage 33.2%
G Isaiah Burke
20.0 ppg
Leading scorer F Brandon Stone
12.1 ppg
G Malik Miller
9.8 rpg
Leading rebounder F Brandon Stone
5.1 rpg
G Malik Miller
3.9 apg
Leading passer G Corey Perkins
3.4 apg
G Kamron Hobbs
47.5% shooting
Leading three-point shooter G O'Koye Parker
46.7% shooting

Norfolk State vs. Hampton

The Spartans and Pirates have met before this season. Norfolk State won 78-66.

Norfolk State 2022-23 STATS Hampton
14-7 (4-2) Record (Conf) 5-17 (2-8)
76.0 Points per game 68.2
68.9 Points allowed per game 77.4
35.8 Rebounds per game 34.0
31.7 Rebounds allowed per game 38.8
14.1 Assists per game 10.6
12.6 Turnovers per game 11.1
6.7 Steals per game 4.5
3.7 Blocks per game 3.2
47.8% Team field goal percentage 38.8%
34.4% Team three-point percentage 33.0%
G Joe Bryant Jr.
16.9 ppg
Leading scorer G Jordan Nesbitt
15.0 ppg
F Kris Bankston
7.4 rpg
Leading rebounder G Jordan Nesbitt
6.9 rpg
G Joe Bryant Jr.
3.9 apg
Leading passer G Russell Dean
4.2 apg
F Jack Doumbia
66.7% shooting
Leading three-point shooter G Marquis Godwin
40.8% shooting

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Legacy Classic history

Delaware State, North Carolina Central, Howard, and North Carolina A&T participated in the inaugural Legacy Classic during the 2021-22 season. See the results below:

Date Winner Loser Score
12/18/2021 North Carolina Central Delaware State 86-53
  Howard North Carolina A&T 79-57

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