The 2023 edition of the HBCU All-Star Game, an event created to showcase top college basketball talent from historically black colleges and universities, officially has a time and place. The event will be played Sunday, April 2 at 4 p.m. ET at Texas Southern University on the Texas Southern campus in Houston and will air live on CBS and will stream on Paramount+.
This season’s event, like last season’s, will take place the day after the Final Four and the day before the national title game, which will take place at NRG Stadium in Houston. The game will feature players from MEAC and SIAC against players from SWAC and CIAA, as well as Tennessee State, Hampton and North Carolina A&T.
In addition to the game, surrounding events will celebrate Black culture, Black excellence and Black history through the HBCU experience and will be highlighted by an HBCU All-Stars college admissions fair, outreach and Community Engagement, Pro Day Combine, Welcome Reception, Awards Ceremony and Roundtable on Social Justice and Civil Rights. Also around the game, HBCU All-Stars LLC will host the HBCU All-Star Game Experience, a week-long festival that kicks off the week on Tuesday, March 28 and ends the following Tuesday after the championship game (April 4).
“Texas Southern University is one of the nation’s most prestigious HBCUs and an ideal venue for this annual event,” said Travis L. Williams, Founder/CEO of HBCU All-Stars, LLC and former HBCUs Head Coach. Tennessee State and Fort Valley. State. “We are truly thrilled to have the opportunity to make history again during Final Four weekend and host the first-ever HBCU All-Star Game on an HBCU campus. This is an incredible opportunity to honor HBCU’s contribution to the great game of college basketball and showcase HBCU’s top brilliant student-athletes and coaches from across the country on the national stage during basketball’s greatest weekend ever. college ball. This historic undertaking will continue to bring the rich heritage of academic and athletic achievement of our prestigious HBCU to the national stage.
Tickets for the 2023 game are on sale and can be purchased through Eventbrite at www.HBCUAllStarGame.com.
Source : BBN NEWS