WVU’s Bracket for Myrtle Beach Invitational Unveiled
West Virginia’s men’s basketball team now knows the bracket for the inaugural Myrtle Beach Invitational on Nov. 15, 16 & 18 at the HTC Center in Conway, S.C. The bracket-format tournament will feature 12 games over three days. The teams compete once per day, regardless of results.
The Mountaineers will play their first game in the tournament on Thursday, Nov. 15 against Monmouth at 7 p.m. That contest will be broadcast on ESPNU. Valparaiso and Western Kentucky also are in WVU’s half of the bracket. Valpo and WKU meet at 5 p.m. on Nov. 15. The winners and losers from those first round games will play on Friday, Nov. 16. The two opening round losers meet in a 6:30 p.m. consolation game (ESPN3), while the winners advance to a semifinal matchup slated for 9 p.m. (ESPNU).
The other side of the bracket will feature St. Joseph’s vs. Wake Forest and UCF vs. Cal State Fullerton. They will play at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday respectively with the winners advancing to a 1:30 p.m., Nov. 16 semifinal (ESPN2 or ESPNU) while the losers get together in an 11 a.m., Nov. 16 consolation game (ESPN2 or ESPNU).
No games will be played on Saturday, Nov. 17, and the tournament will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 18. The fifth-place game leads off that day at 10:30 a.m. (ESPNU), followed by the seventh-place game at 12:30 p.m. (ESPN3). The third-place game will be played at 4 p.m. (ESPNU), and the championship contest will tipoff at 6:30 (ESPN2).
The Mountaineers have earned an NCAA tournament bid in nine out of the last 11 seasons, including back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances in 2017 and 2018.
The bracket has been announced for the 2018 Myrtle Beach Invitational and the Titans open the competition against UCF on Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m. PT on ESPN3.Get more information here: http://fullertontitans.com/sports/m-baskbl/2018-19/releases/20180711kws50b#TusksUp
Posted by Cal State Fullerton Athletics on Wednesday, July 11, 2018