Big Ten Network to Televise Inaugural State Farm Chicago Legends

The Big Ten Network will televise the inaugural State Farm Chicago Legends, a college basketball doubleheader honoring Chicago’s hoops history. Coverage tips off at 6 p.m. CT with Dayton vs. Northwestern, followed by BYU vs. Illinois (8:30 p.m.) from the United Center on December 17. The four teams come to Chicago with a history of…

Chicago Legends Selection Committee

The State Farm Chicago Legends doubleheader celebrates Chicago’s rich basketball history by recognizing those who made it legendary. An esteemed selection committee will recognize an elite class of honorees each year who represent the rich history and tradition of Chicago basketball. TAI DUNCAN Executive Director, Positive Coaching Alliance Tai Duncan is Executive Director of the…

State Farm® Chicago Legends™ to Honor City’s Rich Hoops Heritage

CHICAGO (June 2, 2016) – Chicago has provided the game of basketball with countless legendary players, coaches, teams and moments. From the playgrounds in Jackson Park to the hardwood at the famed Chicago Stadium and now the United Center, many legends of the game have called Chicago home. To honor this heritage, the inaugural State…

Teams of the 2016 State Farm Chicago Legends

The four teams come to Chicago with a history of past success and recent accomplishments. Illinois and BYU rank among the NCAA’s top 15 all-time winningest programs with more than 1,700 victories each. Dayton has advanced to the NCAA Tournament each of the last three seasons, including an Elite Eight run in 2014, and Northwestern…

Limited Ticket Presale Begins Thursday

During an exclusive presale, tickets for the inaugural State Farm Chicago Legends, a new college basketball doubleheader featuring Illinois, Northwestern, BYU and Dayton, will go on sale Thursday, June 9, at 10 a.m. CT.

Ticket Information

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the inaugural State Farm Chicago Legends on December 17 at the United Center in Chicago. The doubleheader will feature Northwestern taking on Dayton at 6 p.m. CT and Illinois facing BYU at approximately 8:30 p.m. CT. Both games will be televised by the Big Ten Network. Tickets…

About The State Farm Chicago Legends

Chicago is recognized as one of the leading hotbeds of basketball in the world. Many legends of the game have called Chicago home from Michael Jordan, Anthony Davis and Isiah Thomas to Dwyane Wade, Ray Meyer and George Mikan. Yet, there is currently no forum for celebrating this rich heritage. The State Farm Chicago Legends…