window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Tuesday , November 19 2019
Rugby Coming Soon 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
Mountains 728
STEP 728
Towntalk Teaser 728
Utep Football Generic 728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
ENTERPRISE 728
Home | Sports | UTEP Joins Field of 2016 Gildan Charleston Classic

UTEP Joins Field of 2016 Gildan Charleston Classic

The UTEP men’s basketball team will join Boise State, College of Charleston, Mississippi State, UCF, Villanova, Wake Forest and Western Michigan in the 2016 Gildan Charleston Classic.  The tournament field was announced on Thursday.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to play in such a prestigious tournament,” UTEP coach Tim Floyd said.  “The level of competition will give us an early indication of who we are as a basketball team.  We have had a great experience participating in these ESPN tournaments the last few years and are looking forward to doing so again.”

The tournament will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 17, 18 and 20, at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C.

Villanova is ranked no. 11 in the latest Associated Press poll and earned a no. 1 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.  Boise State was seeded no. 11 in the 2015 NCAAs.  UTEP participated in last year’s NIT, and Western Michigan played in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tournament.

Additional information, including travel packages, can be found on the Charleston Classic website at www.charlestonclassic.com.

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

Author: UTEP Athletics

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

Check Also

JUCO All-American highlights four member Signing Class for UTEP Women’s Basketball

Junior-college All-American Destiny Thurman (Collin County Community College), Gabriela Sales (Northwest Florida State College), Brenda …

STEP 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
Mountains 728
Utep Football Generic 728
Rugby Coming Soon 728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
ENTERPRISE 728
EP MediaFest 2020 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Towntalk Teaser 728