CMU Men’s Basketball Scheduled to Play in Empire Classic
MT. PLEASANT — The 27th annual Empire Classic announced that Central Michigan will be one of four teams competing in tournament in Las Vegas, Nev., from Nov. 22-23.
The Chippewas will start the tournament on Nov. 22 against Gonzaga, who made a trip to the national championship last season. The other game will feature Bellarmine and UCLA, a semifinalist from last season.
CMU will face Bellarmine on Nov. 23, while Gonzaga will play UCLA that day.
Central Michigan will start its first season under new head coach Tony Barbee this season.