2015-16 College Basketball Early Season Tournaments And Events

Sam Greenwood

A regularly updated list of the 2015-16 men's college basketball season's early season tournaments and showcases, which will eventually include schedule and TV information. If you have any additions, email them to bloggingthebracket at gmail dot com.

Bracketed Tournaments

Puerto Rico Tip-Off

Campus sites: TBA
Bayamon, PR: Nov. 19, 20, 22

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Butler Bulldogs (Big East) (Victory Firelight)
Minnesota Golden Gophers (Big Ten) (Star-Tribune)
Utah Utes (Pac-12) (Salt Lake Tribune)
5 TBA

Non-Bracketed Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 19)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 22)

TBA

Charleston Classic

Charleston, SC: Nov. 19, 20, 22

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Seton Hall Pirates (Big East) (White and Blue Review)
Xavier Musketeers (Big East) (Cincinnati.com)
6 TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 19)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 22)

TBA

2K Sports Classic Benefitting The Wounded Warrior Project

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregionals: TBA
Finals at New York City: Nov. 19 and 20

Teams (12)

Hosts and Semifinalists
TBA

Visitors (8)
TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Subregionals

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 19)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Paradise Jam

Campus sites: TBA
St. Thomas, VI: Nov. 20-23

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Hofstra Pride (CAA) (Hofstra Pride)
Indiana State Sycamores (MVC) (TribStar.com)
6 TBA

Non-Bracketed Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 21)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 22)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 23)

TBA

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregionals: TBA
Finals at Brooklyn: Nov. 20 and 21

Teams (12)

Hosts and Semifinalists
4 TBA

Visitors
8 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Subregionals

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 20)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 21)

TBA

Hall of Fame Tip-Off

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Uncasville, CT: Nov. 21 and 22

Teams (8)

Naismith Bracket (Hosts and Semifinalists) (ESPN.com)
Florida Gators (SEC)
Old Dominion Monarchs (C-USA) (ODUBleedBlue.com)
Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten)
St. Joseph's Hawks (A-10)

Springfield Bracket (Visitors)
Buffalo Bulls (MAC)
N.C. A&T Aggies (MEAC)
Niagara Purple Eagles (MAAC)
Vermont Catamounts (AE)

Campus Site Games

TBA

Springfield Bracket Semifinals
(Nov. 21)

TBA

Naismith Bracket Semifinals
(Nov. 21)

TBA

Springfield Bracket Finals
(Nov. 22)

TBA

Naismith Bracket Finals
(Nov. 22)

TBA

Gulf Coast Showcase

Campus Sites: TBA
Fort Myers, Fla.: Nov. 23-25

Teams (8+TBD)

Florida Bracket Teams
TBA

Visiting Teams
TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 23)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 24)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 24)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 25)

TBA

Maui Invitational

Campus Sites: TBA
Maui on the Mainland: TBA
Lahaina, Hawai `i: Nov. 23-25

Teams (12)

Maui Teams (Maui Invitational)
Chaminade Silverswords (DII, PacWest)
Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten)
Kansas Jayhawks (Big 12)
St. John's Red Storm (Big East)
UCLA Bruins (Pac-12)
UNLV Runnin' Rebels (MW)
Vanderbilt Commodores (SEC)
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (ACC)

Maui on the Mainland Teams 
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Maui on the Mainland

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 23)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 24)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 24)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 25)

TBA

Legends Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregional: TBA
Finals at Brooklyn: Nov. 23-24

Teams (8-12)

Hosts and Semifinalists
4 TBA

Visitors
TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Subregional

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 23)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 24)

TBA

CBE Hall of Fame Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregionals: TBA
Finals at Kansas City: Nov. 23 and 24

Teams (8-14)

Host Teams
Kansas State Wildcats (Big 12) (KC Star)
Missouri Tigers (SEC) (Rivals.com)
North Carolina Tar Heels (ACC) (ESPN.com)
1 TBA

Visiting Teams
TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Subregional

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 23)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 24)

TBA

Cancun Challenge

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Cancun: Nov. 24 and 25

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Mayan Division Semifinals
(Nov. 24)

TBA

Riviera Division Semifinals
(Nov. 24)

TBA

Mayan Division Finals
(Nov. 25)

TBA

Riviera Division Finals
(Nov. 25)

TBA

Battle 4 Atlantis

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregional: TBA
Paradise Island, Bahamas: Nov. 25-27 (ESPN MediaZone)

Teams (12)

Bahamas Teams
Gonzaga Bulldogs (WCC) (Spokesman-Review)
Syracuse Orange (ACC) (ESPN.com)
6 TBA

U.S. Teams
TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Subregional

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 25)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 26)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 26)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 27)

TBA

NIT Season Tip-Off

Campus Sites: TBA
Consolation Round: TBA
Finals at New York City: Nov. 25 and 27

Teams (16)

Regional Hosts (4)
TBA

Visitors (12)
TBA

Regional Semifinals

TBA

Regional Finals

TBA

Consolation Round

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 25)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Great Alaska Shootout

Anchorage: Nov. 25-28

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Alaska Anchorage Seawolves (DII, GNAC)
Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (WAC) (Bakersfield Californian)
6 TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 25-26)

Nov. 25
TBA

Nov. 26
TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 28)

TBA

Old Spice Classic

Campus sites: TBA
Lake Buena Vista, FL: Nov. 26-27, 29

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Dayton Flyers (A-10) (The Archie Miller Show via UDPride.com)
Xavier Musketeers (Big East) (White and Blue Review)
7 TBA

Non-Bracketed Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 26)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 29)

TBA

The Wooden Legacy

Campus sites: TBA
Fullerton, CA: Nov. 26 and 27 
Anaheim, CA: Nov. 29

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Big Ten) (Nebraska Cornhuskers)
7 TBA

Non-Bracketed Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Nov. 26)

TBA

Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Nov. 27)

TBA

Finals (Nov. 29)

TBA

Las Vegas Invitational

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Las Vegas, NV: Nov. 26 and 27

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Visitors' Semifinals
(Nov. 26)

TBA

Hosts' Semifinals
(Nov. 26)

TBA

Visitors' Finals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Hosts' Finals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Emerald Coast Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Niceville, Fla.: Nov. 27-28

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Visitors' Semifinals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Hosts' Semifinals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Visitors' Finals
(Nov. 28)

TBA

Hosts' Finals
(Nov. 28)

TBA

Corpus Christi Challenge

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Corpus Christi, TX: Nov. 27-28

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Visitors' Semifinals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Hosts' Semifinals
(Nov. 27)

TBA

Visitors' Finals
(Nov. 28)

TBA

Hosts' Finals
(Nov. 28)

TBA

Barclays Center Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Subregional: TBA
Finals at Brooklyn: TBA

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Visitors' Semifinals

TBA

Hosts' Semifinals

TBA

Visitors' Finals

TBA

Hosts' Finals

TBA

Las Vegas Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Finals at Las Vegas, NV: TBA

Teams (8)

Host Teams
4 TBA

Visiting Teams
4 TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Visitors' Semifinals

TBA

Hosts' Semifinals

TBA

Visitors' Finals

TBA

Hosts' Finals

TBA

Diamond Head Classic

Campus sites: TBA
Honolulu: Dec. 22, 23. 25

Teams (8)

Quarterfinalists
Hawai `i Rainbow Warriors (Big West)
New Mexico Lobos (MW) (New Mexico Lobos)
6 TBA

Non-Bracketed Games

TBA

Quarterfinals (Dec. 22)

TBA

Semifinals (Dec. 23)

TBA

Consolation Semifinals (Dec. 23)

TBA

Finals (Dec. 25)

TBA

Round-Robin Events

Note: The majority of these events are here as placeholders.

Global Sports Shootout

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Global Sports Main Event

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Global Sports Challenge

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Global Sports Invitational

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Rainbow Classic

Honolulu: TBA

Teams (4)

Hawai `i Rainbow Warriors (Big West)
3 TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (6)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (7)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (6)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Global Sports Showcase

TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

TBD On-Campus Tournament

TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Golden Gate Challenge/Hilltop Classic/USF Tournament

San Francisco, Calif.: TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Cure UCD Classic

Campus Sites: TBA
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: TBA

Teams (8)

TBA

Campus Site Games

TBA

Mexico Games

TBA

Global Sports Hardwood Classic

TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule

TBA

Gotham Classic

Campus sites: TBA
Showcase Games in New York City: TBA

Teams (5)

TBA

Schedule

Utah State Tournament

Logan, Utah: TBA

Teams (4)

TBA

Schedule


Conference Challenges

Big Ten/ACC Challenge

TBA

Big 12/SEC Challenge

TBA

Neutral Site Showcases

Champions Classic
Nov. 17: Chicago (ESPN MediaZone)
Kansas vs. Michigan State
Kentucky vs. Duke

CBS Sports Classic
Dec. 19: Brooklyn (CBS Sports)
North Carolina vs. UCLA, TBA (CBS)
Kentucky vs. Ohio State, TBA (CBS)

Non-Exempt Tournaments

TBA

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