Maui Invitational, 2K Classic and the Rest of the Major Early Season Tournaments and Classics Announced

Yesterday brought news of just about half of the major early season tournaments, classics and invitationals. Today brings the brackets, dates,  start times and television for the rest. This includes some heavy hitters like the Maui Invitational, the 2K Classic, as well as the Jimmy V Classic and the heavy hitting Champions Classic. Let’s waste no time and get right to the match-ups.

2K Classic

When: November 20-21

Texas vs Iowa – 7 – ESPN2

Syracuse vs California – 9 ESPN2

November 21

Third Place

5 pm – ESPN 2 or ESPNU

Championship Game

7 pm – ESPN2

 

Basketball Hall of Fame Tip Off

When: November 22-23

This is a bit of a funky set up. There are two brackets. The first is a tournament of mid-major teams. The season is a round robin of major conference teams. I’ll keep the brackets separate for clarity sake.

Springfield Bracket – There is no TV for the Springfield Bracket

Manhattan vs Binghamton – 5:30

Navy vs Northeastern – 8

November 23

Consolation Game – 5:30

Championship Game – 8

Naismith Bracket

UMass vs Notre Dame – 12 – ESPN3

Providence vs Florida State – 2:30 – ESPN2

November 23

UMass vs Florida State – 12 – ESPNU

Providence vs Notre Dame – 2:30 – ESPN2

 

Legends Classic

When: November 24-25

Villanova vs Virginia Commonwealth – 7 – ESPN2

Michigan vs Oregon – 9 – ESPN3

November 25

Third Place

7:30 – ESPNU

Championship Game

10 – ESPN2

 

Hall of Fame Classic

When: November 24-25

Arizona State vs Maryland – 7 – ESPNU

Iowa State vs Alabama – 9:30 – ESPN2

November 25

Third Place

7 pm – ESPN3

Championship Game

9:30 – ESPNU

 

Maui Invitational

When: November 24-26

Purdue vs Kansas State – 2:30 – ESPN2

Missouri vs Arizona – 5 – ESPN2

Pittsburgh vs Chaminade – 9 – ESPNU

BYU vs San Diego State – 11:30 – ESPN2

Winner’s Bracket

November 25

7:30 – ESPN

10 – ESPN

November 26

Third Place

7:30 – ESPN2

Championship Game

10 – ESPN

Loser’s Bracket

November 25

2 – ESPN2

4:30 – ESPN2

November 26

7th Place Game

2:30 – ESPNU

5th Place Game

5 – ESPN2

 

The following are just killer match-ups, not tournaments. Unfortunately.

Champions Classic

When: November 18

Michigan State vs Duke – 7 – ESPN

Kentucky vs Kansas – 9:30 – ESPN

 

Jimmy V Classic

When: December 9

Villanova vs Illinois – 7 -ESPN

Louisville vs Indiana – 9 – ESPN

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