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).