After losing to North Carolina in Sweet Sixteen of the 2016 NCAA tournament, Tom Crean and Indiana will get another shot at the Tar Heels in 2018.
Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star reported Indiana was contracted to play in the 2018 Jimmy V Classic, and their opponent will be North Carolina.
Scheduling news: Indiana is contracted to play UNC in the 2018 Jimmy V Classic in New York. Story coming shortly. #iubb
— Zach Osterman (@ZachOsterman) September 6, 2016
This appearance will be the third appearance for Crean Jimmy V Classic, and the fourth appearance overall for the Hoosiers since the Classic began in 1995.
Indiana’s last appearance in the Jimmy V Classic was 2014, when the Hoosiers lost to Louisville 94-74.