HARROGATE, TN - Following this Saturday's road match-up with NCAA Southeast Region opponent Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina, Josh Schertz and the Lincoln Memorial University men's basketball team will be gearing up to host the 2011 DeBusk/Burchett Hoops Classic next weekend in the Tex Turner Arena.
Ohio State University-Mansfield, Hiwassee College and Carson-Newman College will join the Railsplitters in the event that will begin Friday November 25th and conclude Saturday afternoon.
The tournament will open on Friday evening when the Eagles of Carson-Newman College take on the Tigers of Hiwassee College at 6:00 p.m. Lincoln Memorial University will host Ohio State University-Mansfield at 8:00 p.m. in the nightcap.
On Saturday afternoon, Carson-Newman and OSU-Mansfield square off at 2:00 p.m. in the opeing game of day-two, while the Railsplitters will defend the home floor against Hiwassee at 4:00 p.m.
Tickets for the classic are available at the gates or you can call the LMU athletics office for additional ticket information at 423-869-6285.
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