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Men’s Basketball to Play VCU in Legends Classic Semifinal Round

PRINCETON, N.J./BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The schedule has been finalized for the 2018 Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper with Temple taking on VCU in one semifinal in the Championship Round and St. John's squaring off with California in the other on Monday, November 19 at the Barclays Center.
 
The semifinal winners will then meet for the Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper title on Tuesday, Nov. 20, preceded by the consolation game. The four regional round hosts combine for 102 NCAA appearances and eight Final Fours.
 
Besides its semifinal game against VCU, the Owls will host Detroit Mercy (Nov. 9) and Loyola-Md. (Nov. 16) in regional round games at the Liacouras Center.  The Detroit Mercy game will serve as Temple's home opener.
 
This will mark the seventh straight year that Barclays Center will host the Legends Classic. Tickets for the Championship Rounds can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. All four games of the Championship Rounds will air on ESPN networks.
               
St. John's, Temple, VCU, and California will host two games on their home courts in addition to playing a pair of games at Barclays Center. They are joined in the Legends Classic by Detroit Mercy, Bowling Green, Hampton, and Loyola Maryland. These four teams will play two road games and meet in the Subregional Rounds at Detroit Mercy on Nov. 19-20. In the Subregional Round semifinals, Bowling Green will play Hampton while the host Titans take on Loyola Maryland.
 
— CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS —
 
Semifinal Doubleheader
Barclays Center - Brooklyn, N.Y.
November 19 - 7:00 p.m. (ET)
St. John's vs. California
Temple vs. VCU
 
Championship Doubleheader
Barclays Center - Brooklyn, N.Y
November 20 - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Consolation Game
Championship Game
 
— REGIONAL ROUNDS — 
 
Queens Regional Rounds
Carnesecca Arena – Queens, N.Y.
November 6
Loyola Maryland at St. John's
November 9
Bowling Green at St. John's
 
Philadelphia Regional Rounds
Liacouras Center – Philadelphia, Pa.
November 9
Detroit Mercy at Temple
November 16
Loyola Maryland at Temple
 
Richmond Regional Rounds
Siegel Center – Richmond, Va.
November 9
Hampton at VCU
November 12
Bowling Green at VCU
 
Berkeley Regional Rounds
Haas Pavilion – Berkeley, Calif.
November 13
Hampton at California
November 15
Detroit Mercy at California 
 
— SUBREGIONAL ROUNDS —
 
Semifinal Doubleheader
Calihan Hall – Detroit, Mich.
November 19
Bowling Green vs. Hampton
Loyola Maryland vs. Detroit Mercy
(order of games to be determined)
 
Championship Doubleheader
Calihan Hall – Detroit, Mich.
November 20
Consolation Game
Championship Game
 
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