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


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

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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