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Preview: Will No. 4 Stanford or No. 13 FSU remain undefeated and come out on top at the Ball Dawgs Classic?

Stanford, Florida State, Northwestern and Belmont head to Las Vegas to compete in the Ball Dawgs Classic.

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Kiki Iriafen, Cameron Brink and No. 4 Stanford headline the Ball Dawgs Classic.
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It’s tournament week in college basketball!

The No. 4 Stanford Cardinal (4-0), No. 13 Florida State Seminoles (4-0), Belmont Bruins (2-2) and Northwestern Wildcats (3-1) are in Las Vegas to battle it out in the Ball Dawgs Classic. Play tips off Wednesday, Nov. 22 as Northwestern and Florida State play at 2 p.m. ET. Stanford and Belmont will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

The winners of those two games will face off in the championship game on Friday, Nov. 24 at 9:30 p.m. ET, with the consolation game tipping off 30 minutes after the conclusion of the championship. Games will be played at the Dollar Loan Center in Las Vegas, NV and streamed through FloHoops.

Will Stanford or FSU remain undefeated under the Vegas lights?

Stanford currently is 4-0 on the season, moving up to No. 4 from No. 6 in the national rankings after a big overtime win against Duke on Sunday. Senior forward Cameron Brink has led the team so far, coming off a career-high 29-point performance in the Cardinal’s win against the Blue Devils. She also grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked six shots.

FSU also heads into the Ball Dawgs Classic with an undefeated record. After beating Tennessee a few weeks ago, they surely will be looking to hand Stanford a loss this week if the two teams meet it the championship game as expected.

Although Northwestern and Belmont come into this tournament unranked, don’t count them out just yet! The Wildcats currently sit in ninth place in the Big Ten, while Belmont is 2-2 so far and fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference.