The 2011 NCAA men’s basketball season will tip off in stellar fashion this year as the Michigan State Spartans take on the North Carolina Tar Heels aboard the flight deck of the United States Navy Aircraft Carrier the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, California.
Andy Katz, senior college basketball writer for ESPN.com, shares details of the upcoming 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic.
Navy Federal Credit Union is partnering with the Carrier Classic for the first game of the college basketball season on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2011in San Diego, CA. The Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels game will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. ET. Selected veterans will be honored during the event.
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is designing and building the trophy for the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Division I Men’s Basketball game. NNS’s participation to build the trophy was announced and a trophy mock-up was unveiled during a press luncheon this morning at the New York Athletic Club.
he Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels will tip-off the 2011 college basketball season before 7,000 spectators on the massive flight deck of the United States Navy aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson on Veterans Day – November 11, 2011. The vessel will be docked at Naval Base Coronado in San Diego harbor. The 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic will honor and entertain the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. The event is the first of its kind.
Quicken Loans Inc. to Sponsor Inaugural 2011 Carrier Classic Basketball Tip-off -First-of-its-Kind Event Honors Armed Forces on Veterans Day, 11-11-11- New York, September 15, 2011 – Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the inaugural 2011 Carrier Classic, a first-of-its-kind basketball game to […]