TCU, Nevada added to hoops tripleheader at Staples Center

TCU cheerleaders performed during the Horned Frogs' National Invitation Tournament title game against Georgia Tech on Thursday night at New York's Madison Square Garden. TCU defeated Georgia Tech, 88-56.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TCU and Nevada have been added to the second annual Basketball Hall of Fame Classic this fall, joining Arizona State, Oklahoma, Southern California and St. John’s in the tripleheader.

The event on Dec. 8 at Staples Center will feature Oklahoma against USC, St. John’s playing ASU and TCU against Nevada.

Game times and television broadcast information will be announced later.

At last year’s inaugural event known as Hoophall LA, Gonzaga defeated Arizona in a matchup of ranked teams and USC beat BYU.

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The event is backed by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.