ESPN Events Invitational

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Iowa State (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Penn State (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Texas A&M (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
VCU (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)
Virginia Tech (/basketball/mens-college-basketball)

ESPN Events Invitational

Nov. 23, 24, & 26 2023

State Farm Field House • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, 700 S Victory Way, Kissimmee, FL 34747

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The ESPN Events Invitational (formerly known as the Orlando Invitational and Old Spice Classic) is an early-season Division 1 college basketball tournament played each November at ESPN Wide World of Sports near Orlando, Florida. The tournament, entering its 17th year in 2023, features a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team competes in one game per day regardless of results. The 2023 ESPN Events Invitational will be played Nov 23, 24 and 26 and will feature Boise State, Butler, Florida Atlantic, Iowa State, Penn State, Texas A&M, VCU and Virginia Tech. Six of the eight teams in the field played in the 2023 NCAA Tournament

The 2022 event took place on Nov. 24, 25 and 27 and was won by the Oklahoma Sooners, who defeated Ole Miss in the final.