They're Playin' Wichita ...
UConn will face Wichita State in the opening round of the Maui Classic on Monday, Nov. 22. The winner will face the winner of Michigan State-Chaminade (the host school).
The bottom half of the bracket starts with Oklahoma facing Kentucky, followed by Virginia against Washington. The eight-team competition, which features three teams with a combined 11 national titles, runs from Nov. 22-24.
The ESPN networks will combine once again to offer live television coverage of all 12 tournament games. For the second straight year, every game will be produced in high definition on ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD and ESPNU HD, with the ESPN and ESPN2 games also streaming live on ESPN3.com.
Remaining game tickets for the 2010 tournament, including school specific booster tickets will be on sale for the general public on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (9 a.m. Hawaiian Standard Time) via www.mauiinvitational.com. Travel packages with game tickets and hotel accommodations are currently available through Oahu Travel, the tournament’s official travel agency, by calling 800.826.3822. In addition, tickets are still available for Sunday’s (Nov. 21) “An Evening with the Coaches: Tip-Off Banquet,” a special dinner and entertainment event with the 2010 head coaches and teams. Visit the website’s “Tickets & Travel” section for details.