Puerto Rico Tip-Off

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Puerto Rico Tip-Off
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Puerto Rico Tip-Off
Sport College basketball
Founded 2007
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Venue(s) Roberto Clemente Coliseum(2013-present)
Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez(2012)
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (2007-2011)
Most recent champion(s) West Virginia
TV partner(s) ESPN
Founder ESPN Regional Television
Official website puertoricotipoff.com

The Puerto Rico Tip-Off is an ESPN Regional Television owned and operated preseason college basketball tournament that takes place in late November of each year, usually the week before Thanksgiving. It takes place in Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Previously the event was held in Bayamón, Puerto Rico at Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez and San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico. [1] The tournament was started in 2007.


Champions[edit]

Year School
2014 West Virginia
2013 Charlotte
2012 Oklahoma State
2011 Alabama
2010 Minnesota
2009 Villanova
2008 Xavier
2007 Miami

2015 Tournament[edit]

The 2015 field of eight teams to compete in the 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off was unveiled, which will begin on November 19, 2015, have been confirmed.[2][3] They are:

2014 Tournament[edit]

[4]

First Round
Thursday, November 20
Semifinals
Friday, November 21
Championship
Sunday, November 23
                 
  Texas A&M 53
  Dayton 55
  Dayton 64
17 Connecticut 75
  Charleston 57
17 Connecticut 65
17 Connecticut 68
  West Virginia 78
  New Mexico 65
  Boston College 69
  Boston College 66
  West Virginia 70
  George Mason 65
  West Virginia 91
3rd Place Game
Sunday, November 23
     
  Dayton 65
  Boston College 53
Consolation 2nd Round
Friday, November 21
5th Place Game
Sunday, November 23
           
  Texas A&M 59
  Charleston 50
  Texas A&M 64
  New Mexico 51
  New Mexico 69
  George Mason 58
7th Place Game
Sunday, November 23
     
  Charleston 61
  George Mason 60

2012 Tournament[edit]

[5]

First Round
Thursday, November 15
Semifinals
Friday, November 16
Championship
Sunday, November 18
                 
  Akron 65
  Oklahoma State 69OT
  Oklahoma State 62
  Tennessee 45
  UNC Asheville 68
  Tennessee 75
  Oklahoma State 76
6 NC State 56
6 NC State 72
  Penn State 55
6 NC State 94
  UMass 76
  Providence 75
  UMass 77
3rd Place Game
Sunday, November 18
     
  Tennessee 83
  UMass 69
Consolation 2nd Round
Friday, November 16
5th Place Game
Sunday, November 18
           
  Akron 82
  UNC Asheville 63
  Akron 85
  Penn State 60
  Penn State 55OT
  Providence 52
7th Place Game
Sunday, November 18
     
  UNC Asheville 67
  Providence 72

All Times Eastern

2011 tournament[edit]

  • November 17–20
First Round Semifinals Championship
                 
  Temple 69
  Western Michigan 55
  Temple 77
  Purdue 85
  Purdue 91
  Iona 90
  Purdue 56
16 Alabama 65
  Maryland 42
16 Alabama 62
16 Alabama 70
  Wichita State 60
  Wichita State 67
  Colorado 58
3rd Place Game
     
  Temple 78OT
  Wichita State 74
Consolation 2nd Round 5th Place Game
           
  Western Michigan 88
  Iona 94
  Iona 89
  Maryland 63
  Maryland 78
  Colorado 71
7th Place Game
     
  Western Michigan 76
  Colorado 81

2010 tournament[edit]

  • November 18–21
First Round Semifinals Championship
                 
Davidson 70
West Virginia 84
West Virginia 74
Vanderbilt 71
Nebraska 49
Vanderbilt 59
Minnesota 74
West Virginia 70
Hofstra 63
8 North Carolina 107
8 North Carolina 67
Minnesota 72
WKU 77
Minnesota 95
3rd Place
     
Vanderbilt 72
8 North Carolina 65
Consolation 2nd Round 5th Place
           
Davidson 70
Nebraska 67
Davidson 64
WKU 51
Hofstra 60
WKU 62
7th Place Game
     
Nebraska 62
Hofstra 47

‡ tournament record for most points scored in a game

2009 tournament[edit]

  • November 19–22
First Round Semifinals Championship
                 
21 Dayton 63
19 Georgia Tech 59
21 Dayton 65
6 Villanova 71
6 Villanova 69
  George Mason 68
6 Villanova 79
  Ole Miss 67
  Indiana 71
  Ole Miss 89
  Ole Miss 86
  Kansas State 74
  Boston University 70
  Kansas State 80
3rd Place Game
     
21 Dayton 75
  Kansas State 83
Consolation 2nd Round 5th Place Game
           
19 Georgia Tech 70
  George Mason 62
19 Georgia Tech 85
  Boston University 67
  Indiana 67
  Boston University 71
7th Place Game
     
  George Mason 69
  Indiana 66

2008 tournament[edit]

  • November 20–23
First Round Semifinals Championship
                 
  Fairfield 57
  Virginia Tech 74
  Virginia Tech 62
  Xavier 63
  Missouri 71
  Xavier 75
  Xavier 63
  Memphis 58
  Chattanooga 71
  Memphis 83
  Memphis 84
  Seton Hall 70
  USC 61
  Seton Hall 63
3rd Place Game
     
  Virginia Tech 73
  Seton Hall 77
Consolation 2nd Round 5th Place Game
           
  Fairfield 59
  Missouri 87
  Missouri 83
  USC 72
  Chattanooga 46
  USC 73
7th Place Game
     
  Fairfield 61
  Chattanooga 42

2007 tournament[edit]

  • November 15–18
First Round Semifinals Championship
                 
  Houston 72
  VCU 73
  VCU 63
  Miami 69
  Marist 61
  Miami 85
  Miami 64
  Providence 58
  Temple 64
  Providence 66
18 Arkansas 51
  Providence 67
  College of Charleston 49
18 Arkansas 75
3rd Place Game
     
  VCU 60
18 Arkansas 70
Loser's Bracket Fifth Place Game
           
  Houston 64
  Marist 58
  College of Charleston 69
  Houston 84
  College of Charleston 79
  Temple 76
7th Place Game
     
  Marist 69
  Temple 73

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Moves to Bayamon as Tickets Go on Sale". espn.com. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Dobbertean, Chris. "2015-16 College Basketball Early Season Tournaments And Events". Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "JUST IN: 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Field Announced". Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Bracket". Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Bracket". espn.com. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 

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