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  • Syracuse, UConn, Oregon, Iowa headling 2018 2K Classic

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    Syracuse, Connecticut, Oregon, and Iowa headline the 24th annual 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, which returns to Madison Square Garden this coming November.

    Syracuse will make its sixth appearance in the event. The Orange are 14-3 overall in the 2K Classic and won the title in 2004 and 2009.

    Tickets for the 2K Classic Championship Rounds presented by Continental Tire go on sale Wedneday, February 28, and may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 866-448-7849 or through Ticketmaster.com.

    In addition to playing in the Championship Rounds presented by Continental Tire at the World’s Most Famous Arena on Nov. 15-16, Syracuse, Connecticut, Oregon, and Iowa will host a pair of regional round games on campus. The four regional round hosts combine for 110 NCAA appearances, 16 Final Fours, and eight National Championships.

    Joining Syracuse, Connecticut, Oregon, and Iowa in the 2018 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project are Eastern Washington, Green Bay, Morehead State, and UMKC.

    Eastern Washington will host Green Bay, Morehead State, and UMKC in the Subregional Rounds of the 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, Nov. 16-17, in Cheney, Wash.

    Wounded Warrior Project is the beneficiary of the 2K Classic. With the mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, WWP is the hand extended to encourage warriors as they adjust to their new normal and achieve new triumphs. Offering a variety of programs and services, WWP is equipped to serve warriors with every type of injury – from the physical to the invisible wounds of war.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.