2021 ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed


The bracket for the 2021 ESPN Events Invitational was revealed today. The eight-team tournament will be held Thanksgiving weekend – Thursday, Nov. 25, Friday, Nov. 26 and Sunday, Nov. 28 – at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.

Field Highlights

The 2021 ESPN Events Invitational, a bracket-format tournament, will feature 12 games over the three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout will face off in a championship match Sunday, Nov. 28.

All games will air on ESPN, ESPN, or ESPNU.

Ticket information and travel packages will be announced later this summer. Fans can sign up on the event website for a pre-sale to guarantee first access and a $10 discount on all price levels. Travel packages, which include a discounted rate at the Gaylord Palms Resort as well as transportation to/from the arena, will soon be available via Anthony Travel. To learn more and sign up for notifications visit https://book.anthonytravel.com/d/espn-events-invitational.

ESPN Events Invitational
November 25, 26 and 28

HP Field House (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.)

Date Time (ET) Matchup/Event Network
Thu, Nov. 25 Noon Dayton vs. Miami ESPN or ESPN2
  2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. North Texas vs. Kansas ESPN or ESPN2
  5 p.m. Alabama vs. Iona ESPN or ESPN2
  7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Belmont vs. Drake ESPN2 or ESPNU
Fri, Nov. 26 11 a.m. Semifinal #1 ESPN2
  1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. Consolation #1 ESPN or ESPN2
  4:30 p.m. Semifinal #2 ESPN2 or ESPNU
  6:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. Consolation #2 ESPN2 or ESPNU
Sun, Nov. 28 TBD Seventh Place Game TBD
  TBD Fifth Place Game TBD
  TBD Third Place Game TBD
  TBD Championship TBD

Contact: Charley Green, Media Coordinator at 214-734-8028 or [email protected]