NEW YORK - Havana Central at the West End, one of Columbia Athletics’ local restaurant sponsors, will host four events following select men’s basketball games this season. These “Coaches Corner” functions will allow fans to meet Coach Kyle Smith and his staff, listen to their post-game comments, ask questions about the game and sample some of the restaurant’s Classic Cuban food.

The events will take place approximately thirty minutes after the following Saturday games (tipoff times are shown) - December 29 vs. Manhattan at 4:00 pm, January 26 vs. Cornell at 7:00 pm, February 23 vs. Penn at 7:00pm and March 2 vs. Brown at 7:00 pm.
“These events will allow our fans to engage our coaching staff with a new level of access”, said Barry Neuberger, Associate Athletics Director for Sports Marketing. “We are grateful to our friends at Havana Central at the West End, a loyal sponsor of ours for several years now, for providing this unique forum for fan interaction.”
“We continue to build on our terrific relationship with Columbia Athletics,” commented Jeremy Merrin, President and Founder of Havana Central. “By hosting these events, we hope many more fans will visit our restaurant to hear Coach Smith and his staff and enjoy the energy, excitement and entertainment of old Havana.”
Havana Central at the West End is located at 2911 Broadway, between 113th/114th streets. For more information about these events, call 212-854-7031.