UW men's basketball: Badgers to face Manhattan in Old Spice Classic opener

2010-07-27T21:38:00Z 2010-07-28T17:58:36Z UW men's basketball: Badgers to face Manhattan in Old Spice Classic openerRob Schultz | 608-252-6487 | rschultz@madison.com madison.com

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team will face Manhattan in the first round of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando on Nov. 25, sources say.

Manhattan was 11-20 last year and has six incoming freshmen, including four from New York City.

The winner of that game will take on the winner of the Boston College/Texas A&M first-round game.

BC is coached by Steve Donahue, who was the coach of the Cornell team that was the darling of the 2010 NCAA tournament and defeated the Badgers 87-69 in a second-round game in Jacksonville. BC was 15-16 last year.

Texas A&M was 24-10 last year and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Other schools in the 2010 Old Spice Classic are California, Georgia, Notre Dame and Temple.

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