Following each game a press conference will be held with the coaches and two players from each team. The losing team will go first following a 10-minute cooling off period.
Due to technical issue at the venue, the video file was not able to be uploaded. Here is the audio recording of the press conference.
About the Indy Classic:
Ball State vs. Indiana State: 1:45 PM on Peacock
Purdue vs. Arizona: 4:30 PM on Peacock
The 2023 Indy Classic powered by Sports Tech HQ is a collegiate men's doubleheader basketball showcase on December 16 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Game one will feature Ball State and Indiana State at 1:45, and game two will see Arizona play Purdue at 4:30. Both games will be streamed live exclusively on Peacock.
The 2022 Inaugural Indy Classic saw Ball State take down Illinois State 83-69 in the first ever Indy Classic game. In game two, Purdue bested Davidson 69-61.
Indiana Sports Corp has entered into an indefinite agreement with Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Russ Potts Productions, Inc. to host this event each December, taking the place of the former Crossroads Classic weekend. The Indy Classic is an annual fundraiser for Indiana Sports Corp’s non-profit mission.
Indy’s history in hosting college basketball is unmatched and extensive, including 25 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournaments, 13 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournaments, a leading eight Men’s Final Fours, three Women’s Final Fours, and numerous Regional and First and Second Round games of the NCAA tournament. This history also includes hosting the entirety of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship - the only city to do so.