Kentucky expected to headline 2013 Carrier Classic

Carrier ClassicKentucky, Texas, N.C. State and are expected to headline the expanded 2013 Carrier Classic, a source close to the event who was not authorized to speak publicly told Wednesday.  State, Gonzaga, and Davidson would be the other four teams in the eight-team event, the source said.  “We’re going to expand the event and invite more teams so we can do more for the military,” Michael Watkins, Tournament Director Operations, said at a press conference here promoting this year’s game between and Nov. 9 on the USS Yorktown in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.  This year’s game will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Network and the source said next year’s games would also be televised.


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