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)
Villanova
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.

Champions[edit]

Team Year
2008 Clemson
2009 Miami (FL)
2010 Georgetown
2011 Northwestern
2012 Colorado
2013 UMass
2014 Miami (FL)
2015 Virginia
2016 Villanova

2016 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 17
Semifinals
November 18
Championship
November 20
                 
Western Michigan 65
3 Villanova 76
3 Villanova 96
Wake Forest 77
Wake Forest 103
UTEP 81
3 Villanova 67
UCF 57
Mississippi State 61
UCF 86
UCF 60
College of Charleston 40
Boise State 47
College of Charleston 60
3rd place game
November 20
     
Wake Forest 78
College of Charleston 61
Consolation 2nd Round
November 18
5th place game
November 20
           
Western Michigan 75
UTEP 85
UTEP 54
Mississippi State 61
Mississippi State 80
Boise State 68
7th place game
November 20
     
Western Michigan 70
Boise State 91

2015 Tournament[edit]

First Round
November 19
Semifinals
November 20
Championship
November 22
                 
Ole Miss 62
George Mason 68
George Mason 71OT
Oklahoma State 68
Oklahoma State 69
Towson 52
George Mason 66
6 Virginia 83
Long Beach State 80
Seton Hall 77
Long Beach State 52
6 Virginia 87
6 Virginia 82
Bradley 57
3rd place game
November 22
     
Oklahoma State 82
Long Beach State 77
Consolation 2nd Round
November 20
5th place game
November 22
           
Ole Miss 76
Towson 60
Ole Miss 63
Seton Hall 75
Seton Hall 67
Bradley 59
7th place game
November 22
     
Towson 62
Bradley 60

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 (FL) 79
Drexel 46
Miami (FL) 66
Miami (FL) 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

[1]

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

[1]

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

[2]

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.
[3]

2010 Tournament[edit]

[4]

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]

[5]

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]

[6]

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

Future fields[edit]

2017[edit]

  • Auburn
  • Clemson
  • Dayton
  • Hofstra
  • Indiana State
  • Old Dominion
  • Ohio
  • Temple

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bracket - Charleston Classic" (PDF). charlestonclassic.com. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bracket - Charleston Classic" (PDF). charlestonclassic.com. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  3. ^ http://assets.espn.go.com/photo/2011/0803/ncb_charlstnclssicbrckt.pdf
  4. ^ http://athletics.wofford.edu/documents/2010/9/13/2010_Charleston_Classic_Bracket.pdf?id=1860
  5. ^ "Home - Charleston Classic" (PDF). charlestonclassic.com. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "Home - Charleston Classic". charlestonclassic.com. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 

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