ST. LOUIS -- The Missouri Valley Conference and the Mountain West Conference announced today an agreement in principle to the formation of an annual Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge for men’s basketball. All 19 members of both leagues will participate in the Challenge, which will feature head-to-head competition between nine Mountain West and nine Missouri Valley teams annually.
ESPN Regional Television announced today the schedule of matchups for the inaugural Charleston Classic, set for Nov. 14-16 at the new Carolina First Center in Charleston, S.C.
The event will include 12 games in three days, with six games being broadcast on CSS. The Southern Conference, based in Spartanburg, S.C., will serve as the event's sponsoring conference.
NEW YORK - The 16-team field for the 2008 Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament was announced today by C.M. Newton, chair of the NIT Selection Committee.
"Once again, the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament features an outstanding field and we look forward to another exciting start to college basketball," commented Newton.
The 2008 NIT Season Tip-Off teams and brackets are as follows:
Texas will face Villanova, and Davidson will face West Virginia in the 14th annual Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 9, ESPN and the V Foundation announced today. The Horns and Wildcats are scheduled to tipoff at 9 p.m. Eastern at Madison Square Garden, while Davidson and West Virginia is slated for
The Wright State men's basketball team will take a trip in December
off the mainland for the first time since 1993 as the Raiders have
signed a contract to be part of this year's San Juan Shootout December
State, South Florida and Oral Roberts have also been confirmed.
2008 San Juan Shootout
Dec. 20 South Florida vs Murray State and WSU vs Oral Roberts
Dec. 21 Oral Roberts vs Murray State and WSU vs South Florida
Dec. 22 WSU vs Murray State and Oral Roberts vs South Florida
2008 O'Reilly ESPNU BracketBusters Television Matchups
Friday, Feb 22
Davidson at Winthrop
UCSB at Utah State
Saturday, Feb 23
Creighton at Oral Roberts
George Mason at Ohio
Kent State at St. Mary’s (Ca.)
Marist at Cleveland State
Miami at Valparaiso
Nevada at Southern Illinois
Rider at CS Northridge
Siena at Boise State
UWM at Bradley
Virginia Commonwealth at Akron
Sunday, Feb 24
Wright State at Illinois State
2008 O'Reilly ESPNU BracketBusters Non-Television Matchups
* Times to be Announced
Albany at Canisius
There is a reason February is the shortest month of the year. It makes March come quicker than we expect and that means BracketBusters is coming soon and the bubble watch is in full swing. This week, those topics dominate what “Welser Wonders…”