Ho'okele Staff | Nov 18, 2016
The 2016 Armed Forces Classic college basketball tournament at the University of Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu took place on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
The games and surrounding events during the week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were held to honor the Navy and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The ESPN Classic featured NCAA Division I men’s doubleheader basketball games with the Arizona Wildcats vs. Michigan State Spartans and University of Indiana Hoosiers vs. University of Kansas Jayhawks.
In addition, the teams took part in a basketball practice at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Fitness Center, toured the USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) and USS Columbus (SSN 762), and participated in an ESPN Youth Sports Basketball Clinic at JBPHH Fitness Center.
The Armed Forces Classic switches venues annually to different military locations around the world.
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