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texas tech & arkansas

A Thanksgiving Feast of Firsts
in College Basketball

In the world of college basketball, Battle 4 Atlantis is an annual highlight that fans eagerly await. In 2023, this prestigious event is expected to be even more exciting, with a diverse mix of seasoned powerhouses and fresh faces set to take the court. 

Let's delve into the newcomers who are making their debut in the men's tournament, plus the thrilling matchups that await them.

Introducing the Newcomers: Arkansas Razorbacks

The Arkansas Razorbacks, under the leadership of former NBA coach Eric Musselman, are embarking on a historic journey. 

With the exception of some offseason exhibition games in Italy and Spain, this marks their first appearance in an international tournament in over a decade. 

Coming off an impressive 2021-22 season where they reached the Elite Eight for the second consecutive year in the NCAA tournament, the team is ready to face off against Stanford at Battle 4 Atlantis.

texas tech

For the Texas Tech Red Raiders, 2023 is their first-ever appearance in Battle 4 Atlantis.

Guided by head coach Grant McCasland, a Texas Tech alumnus, the Red Raiders’ opening matchup against Villanova sets the stage for a showdown brimming with anticipation.

A Stellar Cast: North Carolina, Villanova, and More

While the newcomers are commanding attention, Battle 4 Atlantis features an impressive lineup of teams.

Keep an eye out for defending NCAA runner-up North Carolina and perennial powerhouse Villanova.

Joining them are Michigan, Memphis, Stanford, and Northern Iowa, creating a star-studded event that guarantees fans thrilling moments and memorable basketball action.


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With Arkansas and Texas Tech making their tournament debuts, the stage is set for an unforgettable and historic competition!

Whether you're a fan of seasoned powerhouses or eager to witness the rise of new contenders, this year's Battle 4 Atlantis promises a holiday feast of college basketball action.



So mark your calendars, grab your tickets, and prepare for an unforgettable Thanksgiving spectacle!

Purchase tickets by following the link below!

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