Inaugural HBCU Roundball Experience Brings Big 10 and HBCU Basketball Teams University of Michigan and Battle Prairie View A&M University together on Saturday, November 13th in Washington, DC For Head-to-Head Competition and Courageous Anti-Racism Conversations.
Coaches Versus Racism has teamed with the Big 10, College Coaches, Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and professional sports teams to promote awareness of Social Injustice, Economic Divide, Equality, Reform, and Systemic Racism (SEERS). Together, the groups aim to create a positive sports environment for all players by using education, conversation and community to build equality and understanding.
The non-profit will work with coaches to ensure all players have access to the tools and resources necessary to develop student and professional athletes to their full potential and level the playing field.
"Our focus is to shine the spotlight on systemic racism as a root cause of the inherent disparities that exist in the sports,"
As part of their mission, Coaches Vs. Racism has created the HBCU Roundball Experience, bringing Big 10 Schools, major Universities and HBCU teams together for high-profile competitions. The games seek to amplify awareness of incredible athletic talent from both schools, and will place an emphasis on HBCUs who traditionally lack resources and equipment and are routinely overlooked by professional talent scouts.
The inaugural game pits the University of Michigan Wolverines vs. Prairie View A&M University Panthers and will be held on neutral territory at the Entertainment and Sports Arena (ESA) in Washington, DC., on Saturday, November 13th.
At Coaches vs Racisms (CVR), our focus is to bring awareness along with education as it relates to (SEERS) Systemic Racism, Equality, Economic Divide, Reform and Social Injustice. CVR along with HBCUGO.TV will host a college basketball game in the Nation's Capital at Events DC's Entertainment & Sports Arena on Saturday, November 13, 2021. This years participants will be University of Michigan Wolverines Vs. Prairie View A&M University Panthers. Major Universities vs HBCU schools competing for a great cause, all while raising awareness. Doors open at 7:00 pm, Tip Off approximately 8:00 pm. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or via the venue box office, which is open Wednesday through Friday from 12:00 pm to 5:00. Click here to purchase tickets