The 2019 Myrtle Beach Invitational will feature two ranked teams as Villanova and Baylor are listed in this week’s ASSOCIATED PRESS and coaches’ polls.
- Villanova, which plays Middle Tennessee in its first game Thursday at 11:30 a.m. (ET) at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S. C., is listed No. 17 in the AP poll and No. 15 in the coaches’ rankings. The Wildcats have won two of their first three games this season.
- Baylor, which meets Ohio at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the HTC Center, is No. 24 on the AP list and No. 23 in the coaches’ poll. The Bears have also won two of three games this season.