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Rutgers to Compete in 2014 Barclays Center Classic
Event will also feature Virginia, Vanderbilt, and La Salle
  • Posted on March 12, 2014 3:48:40 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers men’s basketball will compete in the third annual Barclays Center Classic, to be held on November 28 and 29, 2014, in Brooklyn. The event will also feature currently No. 6-ranked and ACC regular-season champion Virginia, Vanderbilt, and La Salle. Matchups will be announced at a later date.

    Prior to the contests in Brooklyn, the Scarlet Knights will host two games at the RAC as part of the Classic. Dates and opponents for those games are still to be announced.

    Tickets will go on sale for the games in Brooklyn on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m. and are available through Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center starting Saturday, March 22 at noon.

    With Rutgers joining the Big Ten, the field of the Barclays Center Classic will represent several of the nation’s top conferences, including the ACC (Virginia), the Southeastern Conference (Vanderbilt) and the Atlantic 10 (La Salle).

    About Barclays Center

    Barclays Center opened on September 28, 2012, and is a major sports and entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. One of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed into a modern multi-purpose arena, Barclays Center offers 17,732 seats for basketball, 15,813 for hockey, and up to 18,000 seats for concerts, and has 101 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, four clubs, and 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express.

    Barclays Center hosts an extensive variety of events, including premier concerts, major professional boxing cards, top college basketball, family shows, the Brooklyn Nets and, starting for the 2015-16  the New York Islanders, starting for the 2015-16 NHL season.

    Barclays Center has redefined the arena customer service and culinary experience. Its more than 2,000 employees are trained by Disney Institute, the business advisory arm of The Walt Disney Company, and its BrooklynTaste™ food program features selections from 55 well-known restaurants and vendors in the borough.

    Barclays Center engages the customer with state-of-the-art technology to enhance the fan experience. As the first arena in the world to utilize Cisco StadiumVision mobile multicast streaming technology, Barclays Center allows fans to watch live video and instant replays from their mobile phones while connected to the arena’s free Wi-Fi.

    Located atop one of the largest transportation hubs in New York City, Barclays Center is accessible by 11 subway lines, the Long Island Rail Road, and 11 bus lines.

     

     

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