The Gildan Charleston Classic features a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team competes in one game per day regardless of results. The 2018 Gildan Charleston Classic will be played Nov. 15, 16 & 18 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C., and will feature Alabama, Appalachian State, Ball State, Davidson, Northeastern, Purdue, Virginia Tech, and Wichita State.

The 2017 event took place this past Nov. 16, 17 and 19. The tenth annual event was won by the Temple Owls, who defeated Clemson in the final. The tournament also featured 2017 NCAA Tournament participant Dayton as well as NIT participant Clemson.