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Drake’s, VisitLEX announced as presenting sponsors of Big Blue Bahamas at Baha Mar

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team may be playing in the beautiful blue waters of the Bahamas next week, but the games of its summer foreign tour will have a “Big Blue” familiarity when the Wildcats take the floor. Drake’s, a Lexington-based restaurant known for its popular beer, burgers and sushi selection, will…

FGCU, Toledo, Baylor and USF headline 2022 Gulf Coast Showcase men’s & women’s fields

ESTERO, Fla. – Celebrating its 10th year in Southwest Florida, the Gulf Coast Showcase men’s and women’s tournaments each feature loaded fields when college basketball returns to Hertz Arena in November. The two tournaments will take place on Thanksgiving week and feature FGCU and former tournament champ Toledo on the men’s side and six teams…

Match-ups, new naming rights partner announced for Continental Tire Main Event

LAS VEGAS – 2021 National Champion Baylor will battle 2019 champ Virginia while UCLA faces Illinois in the opening round of the Continental Tire Main Event on Friday, Nov. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The four-team tournament, now in its eighth year on the Strip, will feature Continental Tire as title sponsor and…

Baha Mar Hoops expands to 20 men’s & women’s teams playing in the Bahamas this November

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS – In only its second year, “Baha Mar Hoops” will play host to the largest event in the sport of college basketball when 20 men’s and women’s teams play this Thanksgiving at Baha Mar, the leading resort destination in The Bahamas. The 10-day slate of games includes Oklahoma State, DePaul, UCF and…

bdG Sports to manage Big Blue Bahamas tour as Kentucky Basketball heads to The Bahamas for foreign tour

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Pack your bags, Big Blue Nation, because the Kentucky men’s basketball team is headed back to a memorable destination for a foreign basketball tour this August: the Bahamas. The Wildcats will head to the beautiful Baha Mar Resort in Nassau for a four-game, seven-day trip from Aug. 8-14. UK will train at…

Tickets on-sale now for 2022 Las Vegas Main Event featuring Baylor, Illinois, UCLA & Virginia

LAS VEGAS – With March Madness just a few weeks away, basketball fans have an early opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2022 Las Vegas Main Event, a Final Four-caliber tournament to be played in Las Vegas next November. Tickets go on sale to the public starting on Monday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. PT…

Brandon Harkins captures first Korn Ferry Tour victory at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club

GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – Brandon Harkins wondered whether he would ever win a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event. The 35-year-old California State University-Chico graduate came close (twice) in 2017, his rookie year on the Korn Ferry Tour which saw him earn PGA TOUR membership at season’s end. In the final round of The Bahamas Great Abaco…

Five players with ties to the Bluegrass continue quest for PGA TOUR membership at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club

GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – Five players with Kentucky ties look to take one step closer to PGA TOUR membership beginning today when they compete at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay. The four-day tournament concludes Wednesday, Jan. 26, with the winner claiming $135,000 of the $750,000 tournament purse. This…

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