The world’s largest retailer will be the title sponsor of the Carrier Classic basketball doubleheader on the flight deck of the Yorktown Nov. 9.

Officials with Morale Entertainment Foundation announced Wednesday Wal-Mart has signed on to sponsor the two games of the military-themed event, which will be broadcast live by NBC Sports Network from the World War II-era aircraft carrier moored at Patriots Point.

The event features Ohio State and Notre Dame in the women’s game, which starts at 4 p.m., and Ohio State and Marquette in the men’s game, starting at 7 p.m. Rain location is McAlister Field House at The Citadel.

A limited number of VIP tickets remain. Go to for details.