College basketball powers to play at Pearl Harbor month before 75th anniversary of attack

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BRISTOL, Connecticut — Four powerhouse college basketball programs will play games at Pearl Harbor less than a month before the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged America into World War II.

Indiana will face Kansas and Arizona will meet Michigan State at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu on Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2016.

The surprise Japanese air attack occurred Dec. 7, 1941.

The Armed Forces Classic games played on U.S. military bases around the world debuted in 2012 inside an airplane hangar on Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Last year's matchup was at Army Garrison Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

Louisville faces Minnesota on Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.

ESPN also announced Friday that next season's game will feature Pittsburgh and Gonzaga at Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan.

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