The University at Buffalo has been added to the 2019 Charleston Classic field. The tournament, to be held November 21, 22 and 24, at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. will include Buffalo, Florida, Miami (Fla.)., Missouri State, Saint Joseph’s, Towson, UConn and Xavier.
Buffalo will be making its fourth appearance in the last five years in the NCAA men’s tournament as a No. 6 seed in the West Region. The Bulls posted a 31-3 record this season on their way to the MAC regular season and tournament titles. Florida joins Buffalo as a No. 10 seed. Xavier will play in the postseason NIT tournament as a No. 3 seed.
The Bulls are taking the place of Penn State, who will play in the 2019 NIT Season Tip-Off. Penn State will participate in the 2020 Charleston Classic.
Fans can secure up to a $25 discount on all-tournament tickets now by signing up for an exclusive discounted pre-sale on www.charlestonclassic.com. Those who sign up between now and Friday, April 12 will receive first access to purchase tickets at a discount before they go on sale to the general public in July.