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The Jimmy V Classic is an annual basketball game organized by ESPN Events to raise money and awareness for cancer research. It is named after Jim Valvano and features clips from his speech at the 1993 ESPY Awards.

HistoryEdit

Beginning in 1995 the Jimmy V Men's classic features four teams in a double header.

The Jimmy V Women's Classic began in 2002 featuring four teams in a double header. In 2005, the Women's classic reduced to two teams a year in a single game.

Men's yearly resultsEdit

Date Winner Score Opponent Location
12/22/1995 Temple 74–66OT Kansas Meadowlands Arena
East Rutherford, New Jersey
UMass 75–67 Georgia Tech
12/20/1996 California 76–63 Penn State
North Carolina 83–69 UMass
12/19/1997 Princeton 69–64 Wake Forest
Clemson 62–59 Seton Hall
12/22/1998 Purdue 80–64 South Carolina
Duke 71–60 Kentucky
12/21/1999 Indiana 82–73 North Carolina
Florida 85–65 Rutgers
12/19/2000 Virginia 107–89 Tennessee
Michigan State 72–57 Seton Hall
12/18/2001 Duke 95–92 Kentucky
Alabama 70–67 Temple
12/17/2002 Gonzaga 69–60 NC State
Cincinnati 77–52 Oregon
12/9/2003 Providence 70–51 Illinois Madison Square Garden
New York City, New York
Arizona 91–83 Texas
12/7/2004 Pittsburgh 70–51 Memphis
Oklahoma State 74–60 Syracuse
12/6/2005 Saint Joseph's 70–67 Kansas
Michigan State 77–70 Boston College
12/5/2006 Oklahoma State 72–68 Syracuse
Arizona 72–65 Louisville
12/4/2007 Memphis 62–58 USC
Notre Dame 68–59 Kansas State
12/9/2008 Davidson 68–65 West Virginia
Texas 67–58 Villanova
12/8/2009 Indiana 74–64 Pittsburgh
Georgetown 72–65 Butler
12/7/2010 Kansas 81–68 Memphis
Syracuse 72–58 Michigan State
12/6/2011 Missouri 81–71 Villanova
Marquette 79–77 Washington
12/4/2012 Georgetown 64–41 Texas
NC State 69–65 Connecticut
12/17/2013 Cincinnati 44–43 Pittsburgh
Florida 77–75 Memphis
12/9/2014 Villanova 73–59 Illinois
Louisville 94–74 Indiana
12/8/2015 Virginia 70–54 West Virginia
Maryland 76–66 Connecticut
12/6/2016 Purdue 97–64 Arizona State
Duke 84–74 Florida
12/5/2017 Villanova 88–72 Gonzaga
Syracuse 72–63 Connecticut
12/4/2018 Oklahoma 85–80 Notre Dame
Florida 66–56 West Virginia

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Men's wins by teamEdit

Team Wins Years
Duke 3 1998, 2001, 2016
Florida 3 1999, 2013, 2018
Arizona 2 2003, 2006
Cincinnati 2 2002, 2013
Georgetown 2 2009, 2012
Indiana 2 1999, 2009
Michigan State 2 2000, 2005
Oklahoma State 2 2004, 2006
Purdue 2 1998, 2016
Syracuse 2 2010, 2017
Villanova 2 2014, 2017
Virginia 2 2000, 2015
Alabama 1 2001
California 1 1996
Clemson 1 1997
Davidson 1 2008
Gonzaga 1 2002
Kansas 1 2010
Louisville 1 2014
Marquette 1 2011
Maryland 1 2015
Memphis 1 2007
Missouri 1 2011
NC State 1 2012
North Carolina 1 1996
Notre Dame 1 2007
Oklahoma 1 2018
Pittsburgh 1 2004
Princeton 1 1997
Providence 1 2003
Saint Joseph's 1 2005
Temple 1 1995
Texas 1 2008
UMass 1 1995

Women's yearly resultsEdit

Women's wins by teamEdit

Team Wins Years
Connecticut 9 2002, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Duke 4 2002, 2003, 2006, 2010
Rutgers 3 2007, 2008, 2009
North Carolina 2 2004, 2005
Tennessee 1 2004
Texas 1 2003

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