Charleston Classic

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Charleston Classic
CharlestonClassic.jpg
Sport College Basketball
Founded 2008
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Most recent champion(s) Miami
Most titles Miami (2)
TV partner(s) ESPN
Sponsor(s) Gildan
Official website CharlestonClassic.com

The Charleston Classic is a three-day invitational college basketball season-opening tournament held in Charleston, South Carolina. An ESPN-owned and operated event, it is contested at TD Arena, home of the College of Charleston. Each team plays three games in three days. The inaugural tournament was held November 14–16, 2008.

The current champions are the Miami who defeated Charlotte in the final by a score of 77-58.


Champions[edit]

Team Year
2008 Clemson
2009 Miami
2010 Georgetown
2011 Northwestern
2012 Colorado
2013 Massachusetts
2014 Miami

2015 Tournament[edit]

The 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic is scheduled for November 19, 20 and 22 at the T.D. Arena in Charleston, South Carolina.[1] They are:

On July 20th, 2015, SB Nation confirmed Virginia-Bradley and Seton Hall-Long Beach State on one side of the bracket, while Ole Miss-George Mason, plus Oklahoma State-Towson on the other.

2014 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 20
ESPNU/ESPN3
Semifinals
November 21
ESPN2/ESPNU
Championship
November 23
ESPN2
                 
  USC 46
  Akron 66
  Akron 51
  Miami 79
  Drexel 46
Miami 66
  Miami 77
  Charlotte 58
  Penn State 97
  Charlotte 1062OT
  Charlotte 65
  South Carolina 63
  Cornell 45
  South Carolina 69
3rd place game
November 23
ESPNU
     
Akron 68
  South Carolina 63
Consolation 2nd Round
November 21
ESPNU/ESPN3
5th place game
November 23
ESPN3
           
  USC 72
  Drexel 70
  USC 61
  Penn State 63
  Penn State 72
  Cornell 71
Consolation 7th place game
November 23
ESPN3
     
  Drexel 61
  Cornell 59

[2]

2013 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 21
Semifinals
November 22
Championship
November 24
ESPN2
                 
  Nebraska 90
  UMass 96
  UMass 81
19 New Mexico 65
  UAB 94
19 New Mexico 97
  UMass 62
  Clemson 56
  Georgia 82
  Davidson 94
  Davidson 54
  Clemson 85
  Temple 58
  Clemson 72
3rd place game
November 24
ESPNU
     
19 New Mexico 79
  Davidson 58
Consolation 2nd Round
November 22
5th place game
November 24
ESPN3
           
  Nebraska 74
  UAB 87
  UAB 66
  Temple 87
  Georgia 81
  Temple 83
Consolation 7th place game
November 24
ESPN3
     
  Nebraska 73
  Georgia 65

[3]

2012 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 15
Semifinals
November 16
Championship
November 18
ESPN2
                 
Dayton 57
  Colorado 67
  Colorado 60
16 Baylor 58
16 Baylor 84
  Boston College 74
  Colorado 81
  Murray State 74
  St. John's 64
  Charleston 53
  St. John's 67
  Murray State 72
  Murray State 79
  Auburn 59
3rd place game
November 18
ESPNU
     
16 Baylor 97
  St. John's 78
Consolation 2nd Round
November 16
5th place game
November 18
ESPN3
           
  Dayton 87
  Boston College 71
  Dayton 73
  Auburn 63
  Charleston 51
  Auburn 55
Consolation 7th place game
November 18
ESPN3
     
  Boston College 67
  Charleston 71

[4]

2011 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 17
Semifinals
November 18
Championship Game
November 20
                 
  Tulsa 65
  WKU 49
  Tulsa 65
  Northwestern 69
  LSU 82
  Northwestern 88
  Northwestern 80
  Seton Hall 73
  VCU 54
  Seton Hall 69
  Seton Hall 78
  Saint Joseph's 70
  Georgia Tech 53
  Saint Joseph's 66
3rd place game
November 20
     
  Tulsa 75
  Saint Joseph's 79
Consolation 2nd Round
November 18
5th Place game
November 20
           
  WKU 57
  LSU 76
  LSU 59
  Georgia Tech 50
  VCU 60
  Georgia Tech 73
7th place game
November 20
     
  WKU 64
  VCU 69

*The 2011 tournament was the first Charleston Classic without the host Southern Conference (SoCon) sending a representative.

[5]


2010 Tournament[edit]

[6]

First Round
November 18
Semifinals
November 19
Championship
November 21
                 
  Coastal Carolina 61
  Georgetown 80
  Georgetown 74
  Wofford 59
  USC Upstate 61
  Wofford 79
  Georgetown 82
  NC State 67
  East Carolina 65
  NC State 85
  NC State 78
  George Mason 65
  George Mason 78
  Charlotte 56
3rd place game
November 21
     
  Wofford 82
  George Mason 79
Consolation 2nd Round
November 19
5th place game
November 21
           
  Coastal Carolina 71
  USC Upstate 50
  Coastal Carolina 79
  Charlotte 75
  East Carolina 63
  Charlotte 74
7th place game
November 21
     
  USC Upstate 67
  East Carolina 75

2009 Tournament[edit]

[7]

First Round
November 19
Semifinals
November 20
Championship
November 22
                 
  Tulane 54
  Miami 74
  Miami 67
  UNC Wilmington 60
  UNC Wilmington 80
  Penn State 69
  Miami 85
  South Carolina 70
  South Florida 65
  Davidson 58
  South Florida 66
  South Carolina 69
  La Salle 68
  South Carolina 78
3rd place game
November 22
     
  UNC Wilmington 66
  South Florida 74
Consolation 2nd Round
November 20
5th place game
November 22
           
  Tulane 63
  Penn State 60
  Tulane 59
  La Salle 61
  Davidson 70
  La Salle 84
7th place game
November 22
     
  Penn State 59
  Davidson 57

2008 tournament[edit]

[8]

First Round
November 14
Semifinals
November 15
Championship
November 16
                 
  SIU Edwardsville 66
  Charleston 72
  Charleston 65
  Temple 70
  Temple 79
  East Tennessee State 65
  Temple 72
  Clemson 76
  Clemson 98
  Hofstra 69
  Clemson 70
  TCU 58
  TCU 67
  Western Michigan 63
3rd place game
November 16
     
  Charleston 86
  TCU 75
Consolation 2nd Round
November 15
5th place game
November 16
           
  SIU Edwardsville 62
  East Tennessee State 65
  East Tennessee State 75
  Hofstra 76
  Hofstra 71
  Western Michigan 68
7th place game
November 16
     
  SIU Edwardsville 83
  Western Michigan 72


References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Raphielle. "2015 Gildan Charleston Classic field includes reigning ACC champions". 
  2. ^ Bracket | Matchups | Tournament Schedule | Charleston Classic
  3. ^ Bracket | Matchups | Tournament Schedule | Charleston Classic
  4. ^ Bracket | Matchups | Tournament Schedule | Charleston Classic
  5. ^ http://assets.espn.go.com/photo/2011/0803/ncb_charlstnclssicbrckt.pdf
  6. ^ http://athletics.wofford.edu/documents/2010/9/13/2010_Charleston_Classic_Bracket.pdf?id=1860
  7. ^ Home | Charleston Classic
  8. ^ Home | Charleston Classic

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