Matchups for 2016 ESPN Events Early Season Basketball Tournaments Revealed

The matchups for the DIRECTV Wooden Legacy, owned and operated by ESPN Events, have been released. The three-day, 12-game bracket tournament will be played November 24, 25 and 27 at two sites in Southern California during Thanksgiving weekend.

The DIRECTV Wooden Legacy will be played November 24 and 25 at Titan Gym on the campus of Cal State Fullerton, with the final four games being held at Honda Center on November 27.  The 10th annual event, hosted by  the Big West Conference, will see CSUN, Dayton, Nebraska, New Mexico, Portland, Texas A&M, UCLA and Virginia Tech as participants.

Both Dayton and Texas A&M participated in the 2016 NCAA Championship with the Aggies advancing to the Sweet 16.  CSUN, New Mexico, Portland, Texas A&M, UCLA and Virginia Tech will be participating in the 2016 DIRECTV Wooden Legacy for the second-time.  Dayton is coached by Archie Miller, the brother of Arizona head coach Sean Miller who led the Wildcats to a third-place finish in the 2016 DIRECTV Wooden Legacy.

All 12 games of the 2016 DIRECTV Wooden Legacy will be televised across ESPN Networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3).

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sun, Nov 13 TBD CSUN at UCLA^ TBD
Thu, Nov 24# 2 p.m. Texas A&M vs. CSUN ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. New Mexico vs. Virginia Tech ESPN
  8:30 p.m. Dayton vs. Nebraska ESPNU
  11 p.m. Portland vs. UCLA ESPN2
Fri, Nov 25# 3 p.m. Consolation #1 ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. Semifinal #1 ESPN2
  9:30 p.m. Consolation #2 ESPN3
  Midnight Semifinal #2 ESPN2
Sun, Nov 27* 2 p.m. 5th Place Game ESPNU
  4 p.m. 3rd Place Game ESPNU
  8:30 p.m. Championship Game ESPN
  11 p.m. 7th Place Game ESPNU

^ – Non-bracketed game

# – Titan Gym, Fullerton, Calif.

* – Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif.

Additional ticket and travel package information can be found on the event web site at