CLEMSON BASKETBALL

Clemson will play TCU to tip off the MGM Resorts Main Event.
Clemson will play TCU to tip off the MGM Resorts Main Event.

Opener set for Clemson in MGM 'Main Event' in Las Vegas


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LAS VEGAS — Clemson University men’s basketball will battle for the Heavyweight Championship belt of the MGM Resorts Main Event, tipping off with a matchup against TCU on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 p.m. ET. Tickets for the two-day tournament go on sale to the public on Friday at 1 p.m. ET.

Clemson’s matchup with TCU will be preceded by Colorado vs. Wyoming which is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.

The consolation and championship games will be played on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET, respectively.

TCU was a 1-seed in the NIT last year (23-14), making the semifinals. Clemson and Colorado were also NIT teams.

Tickets will go on-sale on Friday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. ET at AXS.com or by calling 888-9AXSTIX. Ticket information and hotel room information for the MGM Resorts Main Event can also be found at www.mgmresortsmainevent.com and on social media at @NeonHoopsLV.

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