Harvard, Stanford to face off in 2016 hoops opener in China

SHANGHAI (AP) The Pac-12 Conference will send another team to China to begin next season, announcing that Stanford will face Harvard next November.

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott had said during last month's media day in San Francisco that the goal was to have an annual game in China.

He announced the 2016 game in the lead up to the Texas-Washington matchup in Shanghai on Saturday in China - Friday night in the United States. It's the first regular-season college game to be played in China.

The game next year will be on Nov. 12 in Shanghai and televised live Nov. 11 in the U.S. The venue and broadcast details are still to be worked out. The trip for Harvard and Stanford will include cultural and educational elements such as what the Washington and Texas teams have experienced.

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