Armed Forces Classic Carrier Edition - From the Flight Deck Special

News 10 traveled to San Diego to take a look at how the game is made possible, and to share the stories off the court.
Published: Nov. 10, 2022 at 5:39 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - News 10′s Kellan Buddy and Nicole Buchmann went live from San Diego on Nov. 10 as Tim Staudt and Fred Heumann were at the helm of the Sports Desk for a special presentation ahead of the 2022 Armed Forces Carrier Classic, played on the USS Abraham Lincoln, a US Navy aircraft carrier.

‘From the Flight Deck’ previews the Nov. 11 men’s basketball game between Michigan State University and Gonzaga University, played on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in honor of Veterans’ Day.

This year’s matchup was the first time the event has been held on an active U.S. Navy ship since 2011 when top-ranked North Carolina faced off against MSU on Veteran’s Day. In 2011, UNC defeated MSU 67-55 while the 2022 event saw MSU fall to Gonzaga 63-64.

It can be watched in full in the video player above and segments from the special are linked below.

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