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Bracket Announced For 2013 Charleston Classic

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The bracket for the 2013 Charleston Classic – to be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 21, 22 & 24, at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. – has been set for the eight competing teams: UAB, Clemson, Davidson, Georgia, UMass, Nebraska, New Mexico and Temple.

ESPN3 will have five exclusive games and ESPNU will air four, while the Championship Game will be shown on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

The 2013 Charleston Classic, an eight-team men's college basketball tournament, will feature 12 games over the three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. 

Tournament highlights:

  • In ESPN.com's early men's preseason top 25 poll, New Mexico is ranked No. 17 and will face UAB in first-round action at 3 p.m. on ESPNU
  • Also on ESPNU, the Georgia vs. Davidson game at 5 p.m. and Temple vs. Clemson at 7 p.m.
  • ESPN3 will carry the Nebraska vs. UMass game at 12:30 p.m.
  • Temple made a NCAA Championship third round appearance, while Davidson and New Mexico advanced to the second round.
  • Temple and Clemson faced off in the 2008 Charleston Classic Championship Game with Clemson winning the title.

Discounted hotel accommodations as well as game tickets are now available for fans traveling to Charleston. Visit AnthonyTravel.com/CharlestonClassic or call 888-632-6951 to make your reservation today.

The Charleston Classic is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN.

Colorado won the 2012 tournament title. Previous winners include Clemson (2008), Miami (2009) and Georgetown (2010) and Northwestern (2011).

 

Charleston Classic presented (Schedule subject to change)

Date

Time (ET)

Game

Network 

Thu, Nov 21 

12:30 p.m.

Nebraska vs. UMass

ESPN3

 

3 p.m.

UAB vs. New Mexico

ESPNU

 

5 p.m.

Georgia vs. Davidson

ESPNU

 

7:30 p.m.

Temple vs. Clemson

ESPN3

Fri, Nov 22

noon

Consolation #1

ESPNU or ESPN3

 

2:30 p.m.

Semifinal #1

ESPN2 or ESPNU

 

7 p.m.

Consolation #2

ESPN3

 

9:30 p.m.

Semifinal #2

ESPNU

Sun, Nov 24

1:30 pm

7th-place Game

ESPN3

 

3:30 p.m.

5th-place Game

ESPN3

 

6:30 p.m.

3rd-place Game

ESPNU

 

9 p.m.

Championship Game

ESPN2


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