Battle in Seattle is officially back: Zags to play Alabama at new Climate Pledge Arena

SEATTLE, Wash. — It’s official: the Battle in Seattle will return in December. 

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team will play Alabama on December 4. The first-ever meeting between the programs will be the first college basketball game played in the new Climate Pledge Arena. 

“We are excited to play an incredibly-talented team like Alabama in front of our great Seattle fan base,” Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few said. “Coach Oats is building something special in Tuscaloosa. We are looking forward to the matchup in a brand-new world-class venue.”

Game time and viewing information will be announced soon, but tickets go on sale to the public July 16 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased at

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