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Thursday / May 24.
  • 2015-16 College Basketball Event Schedule

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    Here’s a look at some of the top non-conference college basketball events for the 2015-16 season. If you know of other events, hit me up on Twitter.

    Nov. 13: Veterans Classic, Alumni Hall, Annapolis, MD

    Teams: North Carolina vs. Temple, Navy vs. Florida.


    Nov. 13: Armed Forces Classic, Okinawa, Japan

    Teams: Gonzaga vs. Pittsburgh


    Nov. 17: State Farm Champions Classic, Chicago, Illinois

    Teams: Duke vs. Kentucky, Kansas vs. Michigan State


    Nov. 19-22: Gildan Charleston Classic, Charleston, S.C.

    Teams: Bradley, George Mason, Long Beach State, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Seton Hall, Towson, Virginia


    Nov. 19-22: Puerto Rico Tip-Off, San Juan, P.R.

    Teams: Butler, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri State, Temple, Texas Tech, Miami, Utah


    Nov. 20 & 22: 2K Classic, Madison Square Garden, NY, NY

    Teams: Duke vs. VCU, Wisconsin vs. Georgetown


    Nov. 20-22: Hall of Fame Tip-Off, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut

    Teams: Vermont, Buffalo, NC A&T, Florida, Niagara, Old Dominion, Purdue, St. Joe’s


    Nov. 23 & 25: MGM Grand Main Event, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada

    Teams: Clemson vs. UMass, Creighton vs. Rutgers


    Nov. 23-25: EA Sports Maui Invitational, Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, Hawaii

    Teams: Chaminade, Indiana, Kansas, St. John’s, UCLA, UNLV, VAnderbilt, Wake Forest


    Nov. 23-24: Legends Classic, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

    Teams: N.C. State vs. Arizona State, Marquette vs. LSU


    Nov. 23-24: CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Kansas City, Missouri

    Teams: Missouri vs. Kansas State, Northwestern vs. North Carolina


    Nov. 25-27: Battle for Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

    Teams: Syracuse, UConn, Michigan, Texas, Gonzaga, Washington, Texas A&M, Charlotte


    Nov. 26-27: NIT Season Tip-Off, Barclays Center, Brooklyn

    Teams: Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech, Stanford vs. Villanova


    Nov. 26-29: DirecTV Wooden Legacy, Anaheim, CA

    Teams: UC-Irvine, Boise State, Boston College, Michigan State, Evansville, Providence, Santa Clara, Arizona


    Nov. 26-29: Advocare Invitational, Orlando, FL

    Teams: Notre Dame vs. Monmouth, Dayton vs. Iowa, Xavier vs. Alabama, Wichita State vs. USC


    Nov. 27-28: Barclays Center Classic, Brooklyn, NY

    Teams: George Washington vs. Tennessee, Nebraska vs. Cincinnati


    Nov. 28: Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

    Teams: Louisville vs. St. Louis


    Dec. 8: Jimmy V Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York

    Teams: West Virginia vs. Virginia, Maryland vs. UConn


    Dec. 19: CBS Sports Classic, Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY

    Teams: UCLA vs. North Carolina, Kentucky vs. Ohio State


    Dec. 22-25: Diamond Head Classic, Honolulu, Hawaii

    Teams: Auburn, New Mexico, BYU, Harvard, Oklahoma, Washington State, UNI, Hawaii


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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.