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Date set for Crosstown Classic

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The 2013 Skyline Chili Crosstown Classic benefiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has been set for Saturday, Dec. 14.

The annual men's basketball game between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati will be played at U.S. Bank Arena for the second straight year. XU will be the designated home team this season.

The Skyline Chili Crosstown Classic has been named Sports Event of the Year and will receive recognition as such at the Cincinnati Sports Professionals Network 2013 awards dinner at the Sharonville Convention Center.

The annual game between the Xavier Musketeers and the UC Bearcats was known as the Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout. It was renamed in 2012 and repurposed to show its benefit for all of Cincinnati. 

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