ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed

ESPN recently released the bracket for their annual ESPN Events Invitational in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The teams in the field are Kansas, North Texas, Dayton, Miami, Alabama, Iona, Belmont, and Drake.  

In round one, Kansas will play North Texas on November 25th. If the Jayhawks can beat North Texas, they will advance to the second round and face either Dayton or Miami in the semifinal on November 26th. If they can win that game, they will then play in the championship where they will face either Alabama, Iona, Belmont, or Drake on November 27th. | TICKETS

Ticket information for the ESPN Events Invitational will be available soon. Once available, the information will show up here: TICKETS

With the season fast approaching, the Kansas basketball official schedule should be out soon. While you wait for the Big 12 schedule to drop, below is the full nonconference schedule.


DateOpponentLocationTimeTickets
Nov. 3Emporia State (Exhib.)Allen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 86-60
Nov. 9Michigan StateNew York, N.Y.TBAW, 87-74
Nov. 12Tarleton StateAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 88-62
Nov. 18Stony BrookAllen Fieldhouse
7 p.m.W, 88-59
Nov. 25North Texas (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBAW, 71-59
Nov. 26Dayton (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBAL, 74-73
Nov. 28Iona (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBAW, 96-83
Dec. 3St. John's
(Big 12-Big East Battle)
Elmont, N.Y.6 p.m.W, 95-75
Dec. 7UTEPKansas City, Mo.7 p.m.W, 78-52
Dec. 11MissouriAllen Fieldhouse2:15 p.m.W, 102-65
Dec. 18Stephen F. AustinAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 80-72
Dec. 29NevadaAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 88-61
Jan. 1George MasonAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 76-67
Jan. 4Oklahoma St.Stillwater, Okla.8 p.m.W, 74-63
Jan. 8Texas TechLubbock, Tex.3 p.m.L, 75-67
Jan. 11Iowa StateAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.W, 62-61
Jan. 15West VirginiaAllen Fieldhouse
12:30 p.m.W, 85-59
Jan. 18OklahomaNorman, Okla.6 p.m.W, 67-64
Jan. 22Kansas State Manhattan, Kan.3 p.m.W, 78-75
Jan. 24Texas TechAllen Fieldhouse8 p.m.W, 94-91
Jan. 29KentuckyAllen Fieldhouse5 p.m.L, 80-62
Feb. 1Iowa StateAmes, Iowa6 p.m.W, 70-61
Feb. 5BaylorAllen Fieldhouse3 p.m.W, 83-59
Feb. 7TexasAustin, Tex.8 pm.L, 79-76
Feb. 12OklahomaAllen Fieldhouse12 p.m.W, 71-69
Feb. 14Oklahoma St.Allen Fieldhouse8 p.m.W, 76-62
Feb. 19West VirginiaMorgantown, W.V.
7 p.m.W, 71-58
Feb. 22Kansas StateAllen Fieldhouse8 p.m.W, 102-83
Feb. 26BaylorWaco, Tex.7 p.m.L, 80-70
Mar. 1 TCUFort Worth, Tex. 7p.m.L, 74-64
Mar. 3TCUAllen Fieldhouse4 p.m.W, 72-68
Mar. 5TexasAllen Fieldhouse3 p.m.W, 70-63
Mar. 10Big 12 Tournament
2nd Rd - WVU
Kansas City, MO1 p.m.W, 87-63
Mar. 11Big 12 Tournament
Semis - TCU
Kansas City, MO6 p.m.W, 75-62
Mar. 12Big 12 Tournament
Final - Texas Tech
Kansas City, MO5 p.m.W, 74-65
Mar. 17NCAA Tournament
1st Rd - Tex. Southern
Fort Worth, TX9:30 p.m.W, 83-56
Mar. 19NCAA Tournament
2nd Rd - Creighton
Fort Worth, TX2:30 p.m.W, 79-72
Mar. 25NCAA Tournament
3rd Rd - Providence
Chicago, IL6:29 p.m.W, 66-61
Mar. 27NCAA Tournament
4th Rd - Miami
Chicago, IL1:20 p.m.W, 76-60
Apr. 2NCAA Tournament
Final Four - Villanova
New Orleans, LA5:09 p.m.W, 81-65
Apr. 4NCAA Tournament
National Championship -
KU - UNC
New Orleans, LA8:20 p.m.W, 72-69

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