College Basketball: 2021-22 Events Schedule

Last season didn’t feature many of the early exempt events, but this year should include a loaded slate, starting with the Champions Classic on Nov. 9 in New York City.

Here’s a list of 2021-22’s college basketball events. Bookmark this page, because it’ll be updated as we get new info.


CHAMPIONS CLASSIC (New York – Madison Square Garden)
Nov. 9
Duke vs. Kentucky; Kansas vs. Michigan State

ASHEVILLE MTE (Asheville, N.C.)
Nov. 12-14
Minnesota, South Carolina, Western Kentucky, one TBD

MYRTLE BEACH INVITATIONAL (Conway, S.C. – HTC Center)
Nov. 18, 19, 21
Davidson, East Carolina, Indiana State, New Mexico State, Oklahoma, Old Dominion, Penn, Utah State

CHARLESTON CLASSIC (Charleston, S.C – TD Arena)
Nov. 18, 19, 21
Boise State, Clemson, Elon, Marquette, Ole Miss, St. Bonaventure, Temple, West Virginia

MGM RESORTS MAIN EVENT (Las Vegas)
Nov. 19, 21
Arizona, Michigan, UNLV, Wichita State

PARADISE JAM (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – UVI Sports and Fitness Center)
Nov. 19-22
Bradley, Brown, Colorado, Colorado State, Creighton, Duquesne, Northeastern, Southern Illinois

AIR FORCE RESERVE HALL OF FAME TIP-OFF (Uncasville, Conn. – Mohegan Sun)
Nov. 20-21
North Carolina, Purdue, Tennessee, Villanova

SUNSHINE SLAM (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
Nov. 20-21
Utah, Tulsa, Boston College, URI

JACKSONVILLE CLASSIC (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Nov. 21-22
Florida State, Missouri, SMU, LMU

LEGENDS CLASSIC (Newark – Prudential Center)
Nov. 22-23
Northwestern, UCLA, Virginia, Georgia

HALL OF FAME CLASSIC (Kansas City – T-Mobile Center)
Nov. 22-23
Arkansas, Cincinnati, Illinois, Kansas State

MAUI INVITATIONAL (Maui, Hawaii – Lahaina Civic Center)
Nov. 22-24
Butler, Houston, Notre Dame, Oregon, Saint Mary’s, Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Chaminade

FORT MYERS TIP-OFF (Fort Myers, Fla.)
Nov. 22, 24
California, Florida, Ohio State, Seton Hall

SANFORD PENTAGON CROSSOVER (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Nov. 22-24
Washington, Nevada, George Mason, South Dakota State

CANCUN CHALLENGE (Cancun)
Nov. 23-24
Saint Louis, Illinois State, Stephen F. Austin, Buffalo

BATTLE 4 ATLANTIS (Bahamas)
Nov. 24-26
Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor, UConn, Loyola Chicago, Michigan State, Syracuse, VCU

NIT SEASON TIP-OFF (Brooklyn – Barclays Center)
Nov. 24, 26
Iowa State, Memphis, Virginia Tech, Xavier

WOODEN LEGACY (Anaheim, Calif. – Anaheim Convention Center)
Nov. 25-26
Georgetown, Saint Joseph’s, San Diego State, USC

CABLE BEACH CHAMPIONSHIP (Bahamas)
Nov. 25, 27
Louisville, Maryland, Mississippi State, Richmond

ESPN EVENTS INVITATIONAL (Kissimmee, Fla. – ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
Nov. 25, 26, 28
Alabama, Belmont, Dayton, Drake, Iona, Kansas, Miami, North Texas

EMERALD COAST CLASSIC (Niceville, Fla. – Northwest Florida State College)
Nov. 26-27
LSU, Oregon State, Penn State, Wake Forest

JIMMY V CLASSIC (New York – Madison Square Garden)
Dec. 7
Syracuse vs. Villanova; second game TBD

HALL OF FAME INVITATIONAL (Brooklyn – Barclays)
Dec. 12
Florida vs. Maryland; Purdue vs. NC State; Iona vs. Yale; Fordham vs. Miami

HALL OF FAME CLASSIC (Charlotte – Spectrum Center)
Dec. 17
St. Bonaventure vs. Virginia Tech; Richmond vs. NC State; Wake Forest vs. Charlotte; ECU vs. Liberty

HALL OF FAME JERRY COLANGELO CLASSIC (Phoenix) 
Dec. 18
Gonzaga vs. Texas Tech; Georgia Tech vs. USC; San Francisco vs. Grand Canyon; Northern Arizona vs. San Diego

DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC (Honolulu – Stan Sheriff Center)
Dec. 22, 23, 25
BYU, Hawaii, Liberty, Northern Iowa, South Florida, Stanford, Wyoming, Vanderbilt

DUKE MTE (Durham, N.C.)
Nov. 12-13
Duke, Army, Campbell, Hartford

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