W BBall: Irish to Host Jimmy V Classic

Notre Dame Women's Basketball | Apr. 5, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics

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Notre Dame will serve as the host for the 13th annual Jimmy V Women's Classic on Dec. 6, 2014, taking on former BIG EAST Conference rival Connecticut at Purcell Pavilion, according to an announcement made Saturday by ESPN, in conjunction with the V Foundation For Cancer Research. The 2014 Jimmy V Women's Classic will be televised live on ESPN or ESPN2.

This is the first time Notre Dame has been selected to play in the Jimmy V Women's Classic, which is part of the eighth annual "Jimmy V Week," a weeklong initiative across multiple ESPN platforms and programs featuring special content to help raise funds for cancer research. In seven years, "Jimmy V Week" has generated $8,246,000 in total contributions for The V Foundation for Cancer Research, including a record-setting number of $1,827,000 in 2014. 

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