Men’s Basketball | July 27, 2022
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The La Salle men’s basketball team is set to make a trip to Montego Bay in the upcoming 2022-23 season, taking part of the Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic from November 18-20.
A total of eight teams from eight conferences will go head-to-head in an early season round robin tournament at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. In addition to La Salle, the field is as follows: Georgetown, Loyola Marymount, Wake Forest, UW-Green Bay, Morgan State, Utah Valley and Queens University.
As part of the series, La Salle will take on Queens University inside Tom Gola Arena at TruMark Financial Center in an on-campus matchup before taking flight to matchup with ACC foe Wake Forest on November 18. The Explorers conclude their trip with a November 20 matchup against either Georgetown or Loyola Marymount.
Millions of eyes will be on Jamaica in November as CBS Sports Network will once again televise the tournament across the U.S. and provide streaming access online. For fans looking to cheer on their teams in paradise, direct flights into Sangster International Airport (MBJ) are available from nearly every major U.S. city. Custom travel packages including courtside tickets, all-inclusive resort accommodations, VIP experiences and exclusive team access are available. The tournament schedule and information about all-inclusive travel packages are available at www.jamaicaclassic.com.
The Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic is presented by Van Wagner and Crown Sports Management in partnership with The Jamaica Tourism Board. Van Wagner, a leading entertainment and sports agency, will oversee sponsorships, on-site advertising, production, and game presentation.
About Van Wagner
Van Wagner is a leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, sponsorship sales, multimedia rights, and out of home advertising. Van Wagner, creates, advises, and sells on behalf of world-class teams, leagues, brands, properties, and colleges. An innovator in the sports and media business, Van Wagner is a global leader in high-impact broadcast visible signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, and international soccer, sponsorships sales, college multi-media rights, and in-venue content production at the world’s biggest sporting events. For more information, visit www.vanwagner.com.
About Crown Sports Management
Crown Sports Management (CSM) is a Florida based sporting event organizer who creates and promotes world-class events in top locations globally. With a team of former coaches and sports business leaders who understand sports and sport tourism, SSM has created destination basketball tours, pre-season basketball tournaments and stand-alone games in the Caribbean, Europe and across the United States.