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  1. Michigan State Spartans, Kansas Jayhawks among participants in ne...

    Andy Katz

    The final two Armed Forces Classic series for the current five-year cycle could prove to be the most dynamic since the initial idea was hatched after the game on the USS Carl Vinson on 11-11-11.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
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  3. Rick Pitino to coach against son Richard Pitino in 2014 Armed For...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino and Minnesota coach Richard Pitino will play a unique father-son game in next season's Armed Forces Classic at the Coast Guard Academy's United States Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  4. Tom Izzo, Michigan State Spartans look forward to another opportu...

    Andy Katz

    Ramstein Air Base, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany -- From the moment he stepped onto the USS Carl Vinson last season to the second he stepped off, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was in awe. He wanted to experience that feeling again. So when the call cam...

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  5. We need more aircraft carriers in sports, life

    DJ Gallo

    Three weeks ago, one of ESPN's most respected and beloved figures proposed that the USS Carl Vinson, host of last season's wildly popular North Carolina-Michigan State college basketball game, be considered as a site for the college football playoffs...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  6. We're off on the road to New Orleans

    Eamonn Brennan

    The 2011-12 college basketball season began with an indelible image: Michigan State and North Carolina playing on the deck of an active aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, before thousands of U.S. troops, their commander in chief and an impossibly...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  7. Selection Sunday finally gives way to March Madness - 2012 NCAA t...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Selection Sunday is finally (mercifully) here. The NCAA tournament bracket has been unveiled. Let's assess the field.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2012
  8. Carrier Classic won't be played in San Diego in 2012

    Organizers of the Carrier Classic say they're moving the college basketball game out of San Diego for 2012 while hoping to return in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  9. Izzo gets Harris' pledge on USS Carl Vinson

    Dave Telep

    If this story hadn't gone his way, Tom Izzo could have gone overboard. Literally. There's a cool story behind the commitment of Gary Harris (Indianapolis, Ind./Hamilton SE). Of course, Izzo was ecstatic when he received the phone call but there's ...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  10. 20 questions for the Tip-Off Marathon -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz has 20 questions to ponder as the fourth annual Tip-Off Marathon gets underway on ESPN.

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  11. Roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Each week Dick Vitale talks about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  12. 20 questions for the Tip-Off Marathon -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz has 20 questions to ponder as the fourth annual Tip-Off Marathon gets underway on ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  13. Spinning off Carrier Classic, here's my ideas for sites

    Jerry Greene

    What a strange week that was. Among other bizarre happenings, they played a college basketball game aboard an aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, which also was the ship that carried the body of Osama Bin Laden to his burial at sea. The sailors ab...

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  14. Sunday Brunch looks at more ideas for basketball sites

    Jerry Greene

    Spinning off the Carrier Classic, here are some other ideas.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  15. Michigan State wins boards, but not game

    Andy Katz

    SAN DIEGO -- After an event aboard the USS Carl Vinson that will be a lifetime memory, the Michigan State basketball team found that its identity mirrored in some small way the servicemen and women it entertained Friday night. The Spartans will ha...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  16. Video: John Henson on Carrier win staff

    Dana O'Neil with North Carolina's John Henson, who was 6-of-10 from the field in North Carolina's 67-55 win over Michigan State in Friday's Carrier Classic aboard the USS Carl Vinson....

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  17. Rapid Reaction: UNC 67, Michigan St. 55

    Dana O'Neil

    SAN DIEGO -- A quick look at North Carolina's 67-55 victory Friday over Michigan State in the Carrier Classic aboard the USS Carl Vinson: What it means: It means nothing in the big scheme of things -- one game in November won't make or break eithe...

    Blog | November 11, 2011