LAS CRUCES, N.M. (June 6)-The schedule for the upcoming 2011 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, Nov. 23-26, has been revised, and the New Mexico State men’s basketball team opens against Central Michigan.
The new opening-round games are now Murray State versus host Alaska Anchorage and Dartmouth versus San Francisco, Nov. 23, followed by Central Michigan versus New Mexico State and UC Irvine versus Southern Mississippi, Nov. 24.
The Aggies claimed the Shootout title in 1992 with wins over Tennessee-Chattanooga, 75-65,
The Crimson and White leads the series with either second-round opponent, UC Irvine, 27-8, or Southern Miss, 1-0. The Aggies have a 3-2 series lead over
2011 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout
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Wednesday, Nov. 23-First Round
Thursday, Nov. 24-First Round
UC Irvine vs.
Friday, Nov. 25-Consolation Semifinals and Semifinals
Murray State-Alaska Anchorage loser vs. Dartmouth-San Francisco loser
New Mexico State-Central Michigan loser vs. UC Irvine-Southern Mississippi loser
Murray State-Alaska Anchorage winner vs. Dartmouth-San Francisco winner
New Mexico State-Central Michigan winner vs. UC Irvine-Southern Mississippi winner
Saturday, Nov. 26