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Ohio State to Take Part in Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic

Buckeyes open the season against Memphis on Nov. 25


COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State men’s basketball team is among an elite field set to take part in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic at the Sanford Pentagon, Nov. 25-27. The Buckeyes will open the 2020-21 season Nov. 25 at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 against Memphis.


The three-day tournament will take place in Sioux Falls, S.D., with either West Virginia or Texas A&M waiting for the Buckeyes on the second day.


Aside from Ohio State, West Virginia, Memphis and Texas A&M, the field also includes Creighton, Dayton, Utah and Wichita State. All 12 games will air on the ESPN family of networks.


The Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic is a new event. Seven of the eight teams in the field were originally set to compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis, with Dayton replacing Duke in the final slot.


Nov. 25 (All times ET)
2 p.m. West Virginia vs. Texas A&M (ESPN)
4:30 p.m. Ohio State vs. Memphis (ESPN2)
7 p.m. Creighton vs. Utah (ESPN2)
9:30 p.m. Dayton vs. Wichita State (ESPN2)

Nov. 26
12 p.m. Semifinal No. 1 (ESPN)
2:30 p.m. Semifinal No. 2 (ESPN)
6:30 p.m. Consolation semifinal No. 1 (ESPN2)
9 p.m. Consolation semifinal No. 2 (ESPN2)

Nov. 27


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