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    Chicago Tournament next year?

    i was just wondering if we were going to be in a Pre-season basketball tournament in Chicago next year. i had heard rumblings but nothing for sure. anybody know?



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    i heard it in another thread so if anybody can clarify...



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    I heard Northwestern, Notre Dame and one other team.

    Can't wait to go



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Rick Majerus and St. Louis are the other the team.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Saint Louis University is the 4th team.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Thanksgiving weekend, at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. The Sears Centre is about 30 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, with no public transportation to speak of that gets anywhere close. Easy access to the tollway, though, that being I-90.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    You can get to Hoffman Estates from Des Moines in about 4.5 hours, maybe less depending on how fast you drive.

    I take I-80 to the East/West Tollway (88). Then take I-39 North to Rockford, then I-90 East straight into Hoffman Estates. Very easy to find the place.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Is there a name for the tournament?



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    i was wondering that as well.......


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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    that will be a good tournament. Notre Dame is good and Northwestern was getting some votes earlier in the year.

    Round Robin? or jst 2 game bracket



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Schriner View Post
    Thanksgiving weekend, at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. The Sears Centre is about 30 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, with no public transportation to speak of that gets anywhere close. Easy access to the tollway, though, that being I-90.
    Is that date a fact? That would suck. I was looking forward to going but no way I could do it that weekend.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    yes i believe i heard Thanksgiving Weekend as well



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Interesting, my wife wants to go to this, might be a good time. Are there places to stay by there? I really don't like Chicago proper all that much so I wouldn't mind just staying up there outside of the city.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    Colvin in front of his home crowd. Should be fun.


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    Re: Chicago Tournament next year?

    The 1st Presidential Classic?


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