College Basketball Experience field announced

The Red Raider mens basketball team will be playing in the College Basketball Experience tournament at the beginning of the 2006-07 season. The pairings have finally been announced, with Lubbock, TX being one of the regional sites.

The team pairings for the College Basketball Experience (CBE) Classic are set.

The four host schools in the CBE Classic will be Duke, Marquette, Stanford, and Texas Tech.  The other 14 teams participating are Air Force, Akron, Arkansas-Little Rock, Columbia, Detroit, Gardner-Webb, Georgia Southern, Idaho State, Long Beach State, Maine, UC Davis, and San Jose State

In the Lubbock Regional, beginning on November 13th, Arkansas-Little Rock will face Akron at 7:00pm followed by Texas Tech vs. Gardner-Webb at 9:00pm.  On November 14th, the Regional Consolidation Game will begin at 7:00pm and the Regional Championship game will be next at 9:00PM.

The Regional Rounds of the CBE Classic will be played from November 12th – 15th
The winner of each region will advance to the Championship Rounds at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri on November 20th and 21st.  The game dates, locations, and match-ups are listed below:

Regional Round

Durham Regional Rounds
November 12th & 13th

Cameron Indoor Stadium - Durham, North Carolina
Georgia Southern vs. UC-Davis
Duke vs. Columbia

Milwaukee Regional Rounds
November 13th & 14th
Bradley Center - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Detroit vs. Maine
Marquette vs. Idaho St.

Palo Alto Regional Rounds
November 14th & 15th
Maples Pavilion - Palo Alto, California
Air Force vs. Long Beach St.
Stanford vs. San Jose St.

Lubbock Regional Rounds
November 13th & 14th
United Spirit Arena - Lubbock, Texas
Arkansas-Little Rock vs. Akron
Texas Tech vs. Gardner-Webb

Championship Round
Semifinal Doubleheader
November 20th
Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Missouri
Durham Winner vs. Palo Alto Winner
Milwaukee Winner vs. Lubbock Winner

Championship Doubleheader
November 21st
Municipal Auditorium - Kansas City, Missouri
Consolation Game
Championship Game

Tickets for the Regional Rounds are available through each host school's ticket office.  Championship Round tickets may be purchased through the following:

For more information, please visit the official website of the College Basketball Experience Classic at

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