The schedule has been finalized for the 10th Gotham Classic, which features Notre Dame taking on St. Bonaventure in the Showcase Game at UBS Arena at Belmont Park on November 25.
The Fighting Irish and Bonnies will be joined in the event by Bowling Green and Southern Indiana.
Nov. 16 – Southern Indiana at Notre Dame
Nov. 19 – Bowling Green at St. Bonaventure
Nov. 22 – Bowling Green at Notre Dame
Nov. 22 – Southern Indiana at St. Bonaventure
Nov. 25 – Notre Dame vs. St. Bonaventure (UBS Arena)
Nov. 26 – Southern Indiana at Bowling Green
Tickets for the Gotham Classic will go on sale at a later date.
Notre Dame is making its third appearance in the Gotham Classic, having played in 2013 and 2018. The other three teams are making their Gotham Classic debuts.
UBS Arena at Belmont Park is New York’s newest premier entertainment and sports venue and home of the New York Islanders is developed in partnership with Oak View Group, the New York Islanders and Jeff Wilpon. Providing a significant boost to the regional economy, especially when economic activity has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world-class entertainment venue, with its timeless and classic design, bridges its iconic past with today’s advanced technology and amenities.
The $1.1 billion multi-purpose, state of the art arena opened in November 2021 with a celebration that included the Islanders first home games in the building and a sold out Harry Styles concert. The venue will host more than 150 major events annually while delivering an unmatched live entertainment experience including clear sightlines and premier acoustics. UBS Arena is designed to accommodate 19,000 people for concerts and 17,255 for NHL games. In an effort to build a greener future, UBS Arena intends on being carbon neutral for operations before 2024, which will make it the first arena to do so on the eastern United States seaboard.
In the 2021 Gotham Classic, Jamarius Burton’s runner with 0.4 seconds remaining broke a 57-57 tie and gave Pittsburgh a 59-57 win over St. John’s.
About the Gazelle Group
The Gotham Classic is produced by the Gazelle Group of Princeton, N.J. The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. In addition to the Gotham Classic, Gazelle produces numerous nationally-recognized college basketball events, such as the Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire, the Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper, the Sunshine Slam, and the College Basketball Invitational, as well as the Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off hockey tournament. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit www.gazellegroup.com.
About the Northeast Conference
The Northeast Conference (NEC) is the sponsoring conference of the Gotham Classic. Entering its 42nd season, the NEC is a NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association consisting of 10 institutions of higher learning located throughout seven states. For more information on the NEC, visit the official website at www.northeastconference.org or follow on Twitter @NECsports.
About UBS Arena
UBS Arena at Belmont Park is made for music and built for hockey. New York’s newest premier entertainment and sports venue and home of the New York Islanders is developed in partnership with Oak View Group, the New York Islanders, and Jeff Wilpon. The state of the art arena opened in November 2021 with a sold out Harry Styles concert. The venue will host more than 150 major events annually, while delivering an unmatched live entertainment experience including clear sightlines and premier acoustics. In an effort to build a greener future, UBS Arena intends on being carbon neutral for operations by 2024.
Located on the historic grounds of Belmont Park, UBS Arena is located seven miles from JFK International Airport and is accessible via car and ride share at exits 26A, 26B, and 26D off the Cross Island Parkway. For guests using the Long Island Rail Road, UBS Arena is accessible to East and Westbound travelers at the Queens Village LIRR station, Eastbound travelers at the brand new Elmont-UBS Arena Station (accessible Westbound in Fall 2022), and via the Belmont spur station, operating from Jamaica on event days. In addition to the Long Island Rail Road, the arena is also accessible via MTA Bus Routes Q2 and Q110 and the Nassau County Inter-Express N6 bus service.
For additional information, please visit UBSArena.com