Tag Archives | Michael Jordan

All-Time MSU Greats vs. All-Time UNC Greats: Who Would Win?

Any sports fan loves to play these games: what would happen if Michael Jordan, in his prime, played LeBron James one-on-one for a Big Mac, or who would win a game of H-O-R-S-E between Larry Bird and Dwight Howard? In light of the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic, my imaginative side got brewin’ and I asked […]

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.

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