Hampton, NCCU, Howard, and NCAT to Participate in Michael B. Jordan -Backed Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic
Posted By: Kennedy Williams on December 16, 2021 |
Turner Sports and Invesco QQQ are partnering with actor and producer Michael B. Jordan, WME Sports, the sports division of WME, an Endeavor Company, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) and Scout Sports and Entertainment, a division of Horizon Media, to exclusively present the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic on Saturday, Dec. 18.
The Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic, held at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ will be a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) men’s college basketball showcase. It will feature Hampton University versus North Carolina Central University and Howard University versus North Carolina A&T University competing in a doubleheader airing on TNT.
Howard University Men’s Basketball will battle North Carolina A&T University in the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic, held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, December 18. The inaugural classic is hosted by Michael B.
Jordan, Turner Sports, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, and Scout Sports and Entertainment.
The Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic will offer a doubleheader of games featuring Hampton University against North Carolina Central University at 1 p.m., followed by the Howard University versus North Carolina A&T University game at 4 p.m. The legacy classic game will air on TNT. For ticket details, visit here.
"I am grateful to Michael B. Jordan for conceptualizing this event and for his desire to bring HBCUs into the spotlight. It is vital that the entire country recognize our positive impact – not only on behalf of the Black community, but for the nation as a whole," said Howard University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Kerry Davis.
Partial proceeds from the legacy classic will go toward supporting organizations devoted to advancing the Black higher education institutions and the local Newark community. Jordan is a Newark native.
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