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Zags to take on Texas Tech in December 2021 on KREM2

The teams will face off in the Jerry Colangelo Classic.
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Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) celebrates making the game winning basket with Joel Ayayi, left, against UCLA during overtime in a men's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament semifinal game, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Gonzaga won 93-90. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

PHOENIX, Arizona — The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Texas Tech Red Raiders will play against each other in the third annual Jerry Colangelo Classic on Dec. 18 at the Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Ariz.

The game will air on KREM2 at 10 a.m. as part of a quadruple header of Gonzaga vs. Texas Tech, USC vs. Georgia Tech, Grand Canyon vs. San Francisco, and Northern Arizona vs. San Diego.

"We are looking forward to playing in a high-level nationally-relevant game in a city where our program has some great memories," Head Coach Mark Few said in a press release. "Personally, it will be a very special experience honoring a great man, and a friend, in Jerry Colangelo. We have a great deal of respect for Coach Adams and his staff, and are excited to play a tremendous program in Texas Tech."

The tournament is on of the Hall of Fame's series of collegiate events. The Zags have played at the tournament before. In 2018, the No. 1 Zags were beat by the No. 7 University of Tennessee Volunteers 76 to 73 in the same arena. 

Ticket information, game times and additional television broadcast details and will be released at a later date. In a press release, organizers said the Basketball Hall of Fame will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely in the coming months and provide updates as needed.