FAQ

What is the Wooden Legacy?

The Wooden is an eight-team early season men’s college basketball tournament that includes 12 games through three days, with each team playing one game per day. The tournament has historically been played during Thanksgiving weekend in Orange County, California. The 2018 event will be played November 22, 23 & 25.

What is the connection or relationship with the Anaheim Classic?

The former John R. Wooden Classic will combine with the Anaheim Classic, the eight-team, three-day, 12-game bracketed event that has been staged for the past six years in Anaheim. The Anaheim Classic started in 2007, and the John R. Wooden Classic was established in 1994 as an annual tribute to the legendary coach (who passed away in 2010 at the age of 99).

When and where will the games be held?

The Wooden Legacy will be held at Titan Gym on the campus of Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Nov. 22, Friday, Nov. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 25.  All 12 games will air on the ESPN family of networks.

Which schools make up the 2018 Wooden Legacy field?

Fresno State, Grand Canyon, Hawai’i, LaSalle, Miami, Northwestern, Seton Hall and Utah.

When will tickets go on sale?

Tickets for the 2018 Wooden Legacy will go on sale September 3.

Are travel packages available?

Discounted hotel rates are available at the Hilton Anaheim through our travel partner Anthony Travel. Click here for more information.