2016 Veterans Classic set: Vandy vs. Marquette, Ohio State vs. Navy

CBS Sports Classic. (CBS Sports)

Ohio State will face Navy and Vanderbilt will play Marquette in the third installment of the Veterans Classic on Nov. 11, 2016 in Annapolis, Maryland CBS Sports announced on Monday.

The Buckeyes return their top five scorers from the 2015-16 year’s team that reached the Postseason NIT while Marquette returns several key components from a squad that won 20 games in its second season under Steve Wojciechowski.

The 2016 Veterans Classic will mark the debut of Bryce Drew as Vanderbilt’s head coach. Drew spent the past few season at Valpo.

Both games will be seen on CBS Sports Network to open the 2016-17 college basketball season.

2016 VETERANS CLASSIC SCHEDULE

Friday, November 11, 2016 at Annapolis, Maryland

Vanderbilt vs. Marquette, 6:30 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)

Ohio State vs. Navy, 9 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)

2016 VETERANS CLASSIC FIELD

VANDERBILT COMMODORES

2015-16 record: 19-14, 11-7 SEC

Coach: Bryce Drew

MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES

2015-16 record: 20-13, 8-10 Big East

Coach: Steve Wojciechowski

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

2015-16 record: 21-14, 11-7 Big Ten

Coach: Thad Matta

NAVY MIDSHIPMEN

2015-16 record: 19-14, 9-9 Patriot League

Coach: Ed DeChellis

Bryce Drew will make his debut as Vanderbilt coach at the Veterans Classic. (USATSI)
Bryce Drew will make his debut as Vanderbilt coach at the Veterans Classic. (USATSI)

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