Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic Tips Off Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 8, 2013

CONTACT:
Maddie Church
(480) 350-0909

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic presents an exciting match-up between the Long Beach State 49ers and the sixth-ranked University of Arizona Wildcats. Now in its 29th year, the Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic remains one of Tucson’s most popular Fiesta Bowl activities. 
 
Both the Wildcats and 49ers reached postseason play last year. Long Beach State won the Big West Conference and participated in the NIT Tournament. The 49ers return five of their starters from the 2012-2013 season. Arizona placed second in the Pac-12 and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, falling to Ohio State by three points in the Sweet 16. The Wildcats return three starters this season. 
 
Tipoff is at 8 p.m. MST at the McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. Pac-12 Networks will air the game. 
 
For ticket information please visit www.fiestabowl.org or call 480-350-0911. For information regarding the Fiesta Bowl, contact Maddie Church at mchurch@fiestabowl.org
 
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