Nov. 28, 2009
BERKELEY - California will be one of eight teams that will compete in the 2010 Old Spice Classic, to be held on Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 25-28) at the Milk House at Disney's Wide World of Sports® Complex near Orlando, Fla. The Golden Bears will be joined by Boston College, Georgia, Manhattan, Notre Dame, Temple, Texas A&M and Wisconsin.
Five of the eight teams announced reached the 2009 NCAA Tournament: Cal, Boston College, Temple, Texas A&M and Wisconsin. Notre Dame played in the NIT.
The Old Spice Classic features four games each day. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout will face off in a championship match on Sunday, Nov. 28.
The tournament is a weekend-long affair at the Walt Disney World Resort, and participating teams are invited to the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks and other event functions.
Previous winners of the Old Spice Classic: Gonzaga in 2008, North Carolina State in 2007 and Arkansas in 2006.
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