Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) announced the inaugural Jumpman Invitational presented by Novant Health will take place December 20-21, 2022. The event will feature both the men’s and women’s teams from the original four schools to sign partnership deals with Jordan Brand in both basketball and football: Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
“With the exciting Jordan Brand partnership and four nationally prominent athletic programs, we believe the Jumpman Invitational presented by Novant Health will be the premier college basketball event of the regular season,” said Danny Morrison, CSF’s executive director. “We cannot wait to showcase Charlotte’s love of college basketball to the nation, and it’s going to be two amazing days of games for fans to experience.”
The competition will take place over two days, with one men’s team matchup and one women’s team matchup each night.
7:00 PM ET – Michigan vs #12 North Carolina (women)
9:30 PM ET – Florida vs Oklahoma (men)
7:00 PM ET – #22 Michigan vs #1 North Carolina (men)
9:30 PM ET – Florida vs #15 Oklahoma (women)
In addition to the four games, the event will feature programs and workshops by the Jordan Wings Initiative and highlight community health initiatives in partnership with Novant Health, making this a truly holistic community event.
“Novant Health is excited to see some of our leading young athletes take the court in Charlotte for matchups that are guaranteed to be engaging for fans and players,” said Jesse Cureton, Executive Vice President and Chief Consumer Officer at Novant Health. “We’re proud to be part of this inaugural event that embodies the spirit of healthy competition while elevating health awareness, bringing the community together and generating a significant economic impact for our region. We thank the Charlotte Sports Foundation, Jordan Brand and Spectrum Center for their efforts and partnership to bring the Jumpman Invitational to life.”