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The University of Connecticut and the University of Texas will play in the 2016 Jimmy V Women’s Classic presented by Corona and hosted by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Dec. 4. The annual event, in its 15th year, will be televised from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Four bowls on Saturday, Dec. 17 kick off ESPN Events’ bowl season – Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, Gildan New Mexico Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl and Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, and will conclude with the Birmingham Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 29.
The 22nd annual event will air on ESPN – pitting Purdue against Arizona State at 7 p.m. and Florida vs. Duke at 9 p.m. – will once again be played from New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden.
The Florida Gators will play the Miami Hurricanes in Camping World Stadium during college football’s opening weekend in 2019. The neutral-site season opener is part of a series of Camping World Kickoff games in Orlando.
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge – which features teams from two prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) on the opening weekend of the college football season – will originate from Daytona Beach, Fla. in 2016 and Baton Rouge, La. in 2017. The 2016 game will showcase Alcorn State University of the SWAC vs. Bethune-Cookman University of the MEAC. In 2017, South Carolina State University of the MEAC will square off against Southern University of the SWAC. Both games will be aired on an ESPN network.