Global Sports Classic

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Global Sports Classic
Sport College basketball
Founded 2015
No. of teams 8
Venue(s) Cox Pavilion (2015)
Thomas & Mack Center (2016)
Most recent
champion(s)
Grand Canyon
Most titles Grand Canyon (1)

The Global Sports Classic is an 8 team college basketball tournament held between November and December in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2015 tournament was played in December 21 and 22 at Cox Pavilion, the 2016 Tournament will be played November 25 and 26 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Each team will play four games in the Classic – the first two at on-campus sites and the final two rounds in Las Vegas.

2016[1][edit]

  Third Round
November 25
    Championship Round
November 26
                 
  Washington 86  
  WKU 47    
      Washington 80
      TCU 93
  TCU 63    
  UNLV 59   3rd Place Game
 
WKU 61
  UNLV 71
  Third Round
November 25
    Championship Round
November 26
                 
  Jacksonville State 61  
  Cal State Fullerton 38    
      Jacksonville State 76
      Northern Arizona 63
  Alabama State 57    
  Northern Arizona 71   3rd Place Game
 
Cal State Fullerton 67
  Alabama State 76

2015[2][edit]

  Third Round
December 21
    Championship Round
December 22
                 
  Houston 68  
  Grand Canyon 79    
      Grand Canyon 85
      Marshall 81
  Wyoming 82    
  Marshall 90   3rd Place Game
 
Houston 89(3OT)
  Wyoming 84
  Third Round
December 21
    Championship Round
December 22
                 
  Eastern Illinois 68  
  Omaha 80    
      Omaha 74
      Southern 53
  Southern 68    
  North Carolina Central 63   3rd Place Game
 
Eastern Illinois 52
  North Carolina Central 57

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dobbertean, Chris. "2016 Global Sports Classic Primer:UNLV Hosts But Washington The Favorite". bloggingthebracket.com. SBNation.com. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Global Sports Classic Information". realGM.com. RealGM, L.L.C. Retrieved 24 October 2016.