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Monday / November 18.
  • First 12 Boost Mobile Invites Announced; College Tourney Brackets Announced

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    ESPN RISE announced the first 12 players selected to participate in the fifth annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 event. The game will be hosted at Los Angeles’ Venice Beach Friday and Saturday, August 27 and 28.

    Adonis Thomas

    Amir Garrett

    Austin Rivers

    Bradley Beal

    DaJuan Coleman

    James McAdoo

    Johnny O’Bryant

    LeBryan  Nash

    Myck Kabongo

    Quddus Bello

    Quincy Miller

    Rakeem Christmas

    COLLEGE TOURNEY BRACKETS ANNOUNCED

    Various college basketball tournament brackets were announced Thursday. Here’s a rundown:

    ***COACHES VS. CANCER

    —- CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS —-

    Semifinal Doubleheader

    Madison Square Garden – New York, N.Y.

    Thursday, November 18 – 7:00 PM EST

    Pittsburgh vs. Maryland (ESPN2)

    Illinois vs. Texas (ESPN2)
    Championship Doubleheader

    Madison Square Garden – New York, N.Y.

    Friday, November 19 – 5:00 PM EST

    Consolation Game (ESPN2)

    Championship Game (ESPN2)
    —- REGIONAL ROUNDS —-

    Pittsburgh Regional Rounds

    Petersen Events Center – Pittsburgh, Pa.

    Monday, November 8 – 7:00 PM EST

    Rhode Island vs. Pittsburgh (ESPNU)

    Wednesday, November 10 – TBA

    Illinois-Chicago vs. Pittsburgh
    Austin Regional Rounds

    Frank Erwin Center – Austin, Texas

    Monday, November 8 – 9:00 PM EST

    Navy vs. Texas (ESPNU)

    Wednesday, November 10 – 9:00 PM EST

    Louisiana Tech vs. Texas (ESPNU)
    College Park Regional Rounds

    Comcast Center – College Park, Md.

    Monday, November 8 – TBA

    Seattle vs. Maryland

    Wednesday, November 10 – 7:00 PM EST

    Charleston vs. Maryland (ESPNU)
    Champaign Regional Rounds

    Assembly Hall – Champaign, Ill.

    Monday, November 8 – TBA

    UC Irvine vs. Illinois

    Wednesday, November 10 – TBA

    Toledo vs. Illinois
    ***O’REILLY AUTO PARTS CLASSIC

    —- CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS —-

    Semifinal Doubleheader

    Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.

    Monday, November 22 – 7:30 PM EST

    Duke vs. Marquette (ESPN2)

    Kansas State vs. Gonzaga (ESPN2)
    Championship Doubleheader

    Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.

    Tuesday, November 23 – 7:45 PM EST

    Consolation Game (ESPNU)

    Championship Game (ESPN2)
    —- REGIONAL ROUNDS —-

    Durham Regional Rounds

    Cameron Indoor Stadium – Durham, N.C.

    Sunday, November 14 – TBA

    Princeton vs. Duke (ESPNU)

    Tuesday, November 16 – 7:30 PM EST

    Miami (Ohio) vs. Duke (ESPNU)
    Manhattan Regional Rounds

    Bramlage Coliseum – Manhattan, Kan.

    Friday, November 12 – 9:00 PM EST

    James Madison vs. Kansas State (ESPNU)

    Thursday, November 18 – TBA

    Presbyterian vs. Kansas State
    Spokane Regional Rounds

    McCarthy Athletic Center – Spokane, Wash.

    Sunday, November 14 – TBA

    IUPUI vs. Gonzaga

    Tuesday, November 16 – 11:00 PM EST

    San Diego State vs. Gonzaga (ESPN2)
    Milwaukee Regional Rounds

    Bradley Center Arena – Milwaukee, Wis.

    Sunday, November 14 – TBA

    Bucknell vs. Marquette

    Wednesday, November 17 – TBA

    Green Bay vs. Marquette
    ***76 CLASSIC

    2010 76 Classic Schedule

    (Home team listed second; Cal State Northridge will be home team in each of its games)

    Date Time (ET/PT) Matchup Network
    Thu, Nov 25 2 p.m. / 11 a.m. Game 1: Virginia Tech vs. Northridge ESPNU
    4:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. Game 2: DePaul vs. Oklahoma State ESPN2
    9 p.m. / 6 p.m. Game 3: Murray State vs. Stanford ESPNU
    11:30 p.m. / 8:30 p.m. Game 4: Tulsa vs. UNLV ESPN2
    Fri, Nov 26 2:30 p.m. / 11:30 a.m. Game 5 ESPN / ESPN2
    5 p.m. / 2 p.m. Game 6 ESPNU
    9:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Game 7 ESPNU
    11:30 p.m. / 8:30 p.m. Game 8 ESPNU
    Sun, Nov 28 1:30 p.m./ 10:30 a.m. Game 9
    4 p.m. / 1 p.m. Game 10 ESPNU
    6 p.m. / 3 p.m. Game 11 ESPNU
    9 p.m. / 6 p.m. Game 12 (Championship Game) ESPN2
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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.