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Matchups for 2016 AdvoCare Invitational Announced

ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the 11th annual AdvoCare Invitational which will be played Nov. 24, 25 & 27 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla.

The bracket-format tournament features 12 games over three days. Teams will compete once per day, advancing with a victory. The two teams that remain undefeated will face off in the championship game on Sun., Nov. 27, at 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

The AdvoCare Invitational features three teams who advanced to the Sweet 16 in last year’s NCAA Tournament – Gonzaga, Iowa State and Miami – as well as BIG EAST champion Seton Hall. Other participants include Florida, who advanced to the third round of the NIT Postseason tournament last season, Indiana State, Quinnipiac and Stanford.

Additional information, including travel packages, can be found on the AdvoCare Invitational web site.

Date Time Game Network
Thu, Nov 24 12:30 p.m. Indiana State vs. Iowa State ESPN2 or ESPNU
  2:30 p.m. Stanford vs. Miami ESPN2 or ESPNU
  6:30 p.m. Gonzaga vs. Quinnipiac ESPN2
  8:30 p.m. Seton Hall vs. Florida ESPN2
Fri, Nov 25 11 a.m. Semifinal #1 ESPN2
  1:00 p.m. Consolation #1 ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Consolation #2 ESPN2
  9:30 p.m. Semifinal #2 ESPN2
Sun, Nov 27 11 a.m. 7th Place Game ESPNU
  1:30 p.m. Championship Game ESPN
  4:30 p.m. 3rd Place Game ESPN2
  7 p.m. 5th Place Game ESPNU

 


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