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Nevada, Nebraska, Tulsa and BYU headline 2009 Las Vegas Classic

Nevada, Nebraska, Tulsa and BYU headline 2009 Las Vegas Classic



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LAS VEGAS -- The Las Vegas Classic, one of the nation's premier college basketball tournaments, is pleased to announce their lineup for the 2009 tournament. The Wolfpack of the University of Nevada Reno (21-13), University of Tulsa (25-11), University of Nebraska (18-12) and BYU (25-8) headline the ninth annual Christmas tournament.

The field of eight teams also includes Wagner College, Jackson State University, Chicago State University and Eastern Washington University. Each team will play four games- the first two at campus sites, and the final two at the beautiful Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 22 and 23.

Tickets for the final rounds in Las Vegas can be purchased at the participating schools athletic ticket office or beginning Sat., Aug. 15, or by calling the box office at the Orleans Arena (702) 284-7777 or on the web at www.oreleansarena.com.

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