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2019 Field Announcement

2019 AdvoCare Invitational Field Announced

 

The eight-team field for the 2019 AdvoCare Invitational – to be held Thursday, Nov. 28 through Sunday, Dec. 1 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports near Orlando, Fla. – will include Davidson, Fairfield, Harvard, Marquette, Maryland, Temple, Texas A&M and USC.

 

Six of the eight teams in the field made the post-season in 2017-18. Texas A&M advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, while Davidson also reached the NCAA Tournament. Harvard, Marquette, Temple and USC all played in the National Invitational Tournament.

 

The family-friendly tournament is a weekend-long affair at the Walt Disney World Resort, where participating teams practice, play and enjoy the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks. Travel packages are available for fans and include resort accomodations at the team hotel, game tickets, theme park tickets and much more. Visit AnthonyTravel.com/Advocare-Invitational or call 888-632-6951 to make your reservation today.

 

West Virginia won the 2017 AdvoCare Invitational. Previous winners include Gonzaga in 2016, 2012 and 2008, Xavier in 2015, Kansas in 2014, Memphis in 2013, Dayton in 2011, Notre Dame in 2010, Florida State in 2009, NC State in 2007 and Arkansas in 2006.

 

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

 

Media Contact:

Charley Green at 214-734-8028 or [email protected]


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