NEW YORK (AP) — The Legends Classic, which has had three homes in its first five years, will be played in the new Barclays Center in 2012.
The semifinals and finals of the 12-team tournament will be held in the 18,000-seat arena in Brooklyn that is scheduled to open in September 2012.
The tournament has always been played in New Jersey. The first two were held in Newark, the next two in Atlantic City and this year’s was played in East Rutherford.
Vanderbilt beat Oregon State to win this year’s tournament at the Izod Center.
The field for the 2012 tournament, which will be telecast on the ESPN networks, will be announced in the spring.