The Charleston Classic is an early-season Division 1 college basketball tournament played each November at TD Arena in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The tournament, entering its 12th year in 2019, features a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team competes in one game per day regardless of results. The 2019 Charleston Classic will be played Nov. 21, 22 & 24 and will feature Florida, Miami, Missouri State, Penn State, Saint Joseph’s, Towson, UConn, and Xavier.
The 2018 event took place this past Nov. 15, 16 and 18 and was won by the Virginia Tech Hokies, who defeated Purdue in the final. Both teams were ranked in the AP Top 25 at the time, marking the first Top 25 matchup in event history.