Pete Newell Challenge, Featuring UNC & Stanford Basketball
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The last date listed for The Pete Newell Challenge was Friday November 19, 2004 / 6:00pm.
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One of baseball's best rivalries takes center stage once again as the Los Angeles Dodgers battle the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. On this day, however, both teams will be paying tribute to legendary trailblazer Jackie Robinson, with all players wearing the historic No. 42. The Dodgers are using a huge payroll to try and retake the NL West, with ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw and budding superstar Yasiel Puig leading the way. The Giants have their own designs on a division title, with catcher Buster Posey and top starter Matt Cain carrying the load. Learn More
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- This is a rare chance to see the famed North Carolina Tar Heels in action on the West Coast
- !Stanford is the defending Pac-10 champion
North Carolina, expected to be one of the top-ranked teams in the country, plus defending Pac-10 champion Stanford and West Coast Conference rivals Santa Clara and San Francisco, comprise the field for the 2004 Pete Newell Challenge Presented by Allstate.
Two coaches will make their head coaching debuts for new schools in this year's event: Stanford's Trent Johnson, taking over for Mike Montgomery, who left after 18 seasons to become head coach of the NBA's Golden State Warriors, and Jessie Evans at USF. Santa Clara will be appearing in the Pete Newell Challenge for the first time ever.
Game One : Santa Clara vs. North Carolina @ 6:00pm
Game Two: Stanford vs. USF @ 8:00pm