Tag Archives | Magic Johnson

Michigan State University vs. University of North Carolina: 2009 NCAA Championship Game Recap

For University of North Carolina fans, it was a night that will never be forgotten. The same can apply for Michigan State University fans, but in a totally different manner.

Magic Johnson – MSU’s Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Honorary Captain

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is the honorary captain of the Michigan State University Spartans for the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic. You’ve probably heard that already. It’s certainly all over the news about the event. In anticipation of the game, I wanted to take a closer look at one of my basketball heroes.

James Worthy Replaces Michael Jordan as UNC Honorary Captain

University of North Carolina coach Roy Williams announced on October 7 that James Worthy will take the place of his UNC teammate, Michael Jordan, as the honorary captain for the Tar Heels as they take on the Spartans of MSU on Veterans Day.  Although many novice sports fans remember (freshman) Michael Jordan sinking the game […]

Quicken Loans Announces Sponsorship of the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic

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.

Navy Federal Supports First College Basketball Game on Navy Aircraft

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.

Newport News Shipbuilding to Design and Build Carrier Classic Trophy

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.

Inaugural 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Set for 11-11-11

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.

Sponsors:

Neither the Department of the Navy nor the Department of Defense endorses the products or services of these sponsors.