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Michigan Wolverines back in Jumpman men's college basketball event

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced a three-year deal with Jordan Brand to host the Jumpman Invitational, a holiday college basketball event featuring North Carolina, Florida, Michigan and Oklahoma — the original four schools to sign a partnership with Jordan Brand.

The inaugural event is scheduled for Dec. 20-21, 2022, and will feature both the men’s and women’s teams playing in one game per year.

The games will be played Charlotte’s Spectrum Center, home of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets are owned by six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan.

The schedule will feature two games each night with matchups and game times to be determined. ESPN networks will air all four games.