2021 ESPN Events Invitational basketball tournament bracket, schedule, game times, TV info
The 2021 ESPN Events Invitational men's college basketball tournament is scheduled to take place Nov. 25-28 in Kissimmee, Florida.
The eight-team tournament starts at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday, Nov. 25 with the Dayton Flyers vs. the Miami Hurricanes. It concludes with the fifth-place game at 5:30 p.m. CT on Sunday, Nov. 28.
Games are being played in HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Click here for the 2021 ESPN Events Invitational men's basketball tournament printable bracket.
2021 ESPN Events Invitational basketball tournament bracket, schedule
Thursday, Nov. 25
Game 1: Dayton Flyers 76, Miami Hurricanes 60
Game 2: Kansas Jayhawks 71, North Texas 59
Game 3: Iona 72, Alabama 68
Game 4: Belmont Bruins 74, Drake Bulldogs 69
Friday, Nov. 26
Game 5: Miami Hurricanes 69, North Texas 63
Game 6: Dayton Flyers 74, Kansas Jayhawks 73
Game 7: Alabama 80, Drake Bulldogs 71
Game 8: Belmont 72, Iona 65
Sunday, Nov. 28
Seventh-place game: North Texas vs. Drake Bulldogs, 9:30 a.m. CT, ESPNU
Third-place game: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Iona, noon CT, ESPN
Championship game: Dayton Flyers vs. Belmont, 3 p.m. CT, ESPN2
Fifth-place game: Miami Hurricanes vs. Alabama, 5:30 p.m. CT, ESPNU
How to watch the 2021 ESPN Events Invitational on DirecTV, Dish Network
On DirecTV, ESPN is channel 206. On Dish, ESPN is channel 140.
On DirecTV, ESPN2 is channel 209. On Dish, ESPN2 is channel 143.
On DirecTV, ESPNU is channel 208. On Dish, ESPNU is channel 141.
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The ESPN Events Invitational did not take place in 2020 due to COVID-19. Maryland defeated Marquette 84-63 to win the 2019 Orlando Invitational.
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