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Matchups set for Carrier Classic on Yorktown

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Michigan State and UNC face off in the 2011 Carrier Classic in San Diego. Michigan State and UNC face off in the 2011 Carrier Classic in San Diego.
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Negotiations are underway that will finalize a matchup of Marquette and Ohio State for the 2012 Carrier Classic to take place on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point an event organizer confirmed on Friday night. 

The game will take place on November 9th and be part of a doubleheader that will also feature a women's game with Ohio State taking on Notre Dame. 

This year will be the 2nd Carrier Classic after North Carolina faced Michigan State on the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego. 

Mike Whalen, executive director of the Morale Entertainment Foundation also told Live 5 that talks are underway to have this year's All-Military Classic on the USS Yorktown. The event would feature The Citadel, VMI, Air Force and Army. The initial All-Mililtary Classic took place last season in Colorado.

An official announcement could come sometime in the next few weeks.

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