2012-13 Comprehensive Early Season Events List

We've put together a list of all the preseason and exempt events for the 2012-13 college basketball campaign. It'll be updated over the next few months, but this includes nearly all the top events. Feel free to e-mail me at goodmancbs@gmail.com if you have any corrections/additions. They are listed in order of when they will take place.

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BATTLE ON THE MIDWAY (USS Midway Museum - San Diego)

Date: Nov. 9 -- RESCHEDULED FOR SUN., NOV. 12 (4 ET)

Syracuse Orange vs. San Diego State Aztecs


BARCLAYS CENTER CLASSIC (Barclays Center - Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Date: Nov. 9

Teams: Kentucky Wildcats vs. Maryland Terrapins ; Morehead State Eagles vs. LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds


CHAMPIONS CLASSIC (Georgia Dome - Atlanta)

Date: Nov. 13 

Teams: Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas Jayhawks ; Duke Blue Devils vs. Kentucky Wildcats


2K SPORTS CLASSIC (Madison Square Garden - NY)

Dates: Nov. 15-16

Host Teams: Purdue Boilermakers , Alabama Crimson Tide , Villanova Wildcats , Oregon State Beavers

Others: Hofstra Pride , Niagara Purple Eagles , Bucknell Bison , South Dakota State Jackrabbits


PUERTO RICO TIP-OFF

Dates: Nov. 15-16, 18

Teams: NC State Wolfpack , Tennessee Volunteers , Oklahoma State Cowboys State" data-canon="Oklahoma Sooners" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0">, Penn State Nittany Lions , Providence Friars , Massachusetts Minutemen , Akron Zips , Southern Miss Golden Eagles


CHARLESTON CLASSIC

Dates: Nov. 15-16, 18

Teams: Baylor Bears , Boston College Eagles , College of Charleston Cougars , Colorado Buffaloes , Dayton Flyers , St. John's Red Storm , Murray State, Auburn


COACHES VS. CANCER (Barclays Center - Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Dates: Nov. 16-17 

Teams: Florida State Seminoles , Notre Dame Fighting Irish , Brigham Young Cougars , Saint Joseph's Hawks


HALL OF FAME TIP-OFF (Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, Conn.) 

Dates: Nov. 16-18

Teams: Ohio State Buckeyes , Seton Hall Pirates , Washington Huskies , Rhode Island Rams , Norfolk State Spartans , Albany Great Danes , UMKC Kangaroos , Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds


PARADISE JAM (St. Thomas - Virgin Islands) 

Dates: Nov. 16-19

Teams: Michigan State Spartans , George Mason Patriots , Iona Gaels , Mercer Bears , New Mexico Lobos , Quinnipiac Bobcats , Illinois-Chicago Flames , Wake Forest Demon Deacons


CBE CLASSIC (Sprint Center - Kansas City)

Dates: Nov. 19-20

Teams: Kansas Jayhawks , Saint Louis Billikens , Texas A&M Aggies , Washington State Cougars


LEGENDS CLASSIC (Barclays Center - Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Dates: Nov. 19-20 

Teams: Georgetown Hoyas , Indiana Hoosiers , UCLA Bruins , Georgia Bulldogs

Others: Duquesne Dukes , North Dakota State Bison , James Madison Dukes , Liberty Flames , UC Irvine Anteaters , Sam Houston State Bearkats


MAUI INVITATIONAL (Maui, Hawaii)

Dates: Nov. 19-21

Teams: Butler Bulldogs , Illinois Fighting Illini , Marquette Golden Eagles , Mississippi State Bulldogs , North Carolina Tar Heels , Texas Longhorns , Southern California Trojans , Chaminade


CANCUN CHALLENGE (Cancun, Mexico)

Dates: Nov. 20-21 in Cancun

Teams: Iowa Hawkeyes , DePaul Blue Demons , Western Kentucky Hilltoppers , Wichita State Shockers , Howard Bison , Austin Peay Governors , Western Carolina Catamounts , Gardner-Webb Bulldogs


NIT SEASON TIP-OFF (Madison Square Garden, NY)

Dates: Nov. 21, 23

Teams: Michigan Wolverines , Pittsburgh Panthers , Kansas State Wildcats , Virginia Cavaliers

Others: Fordham Rams , Bowling Green Falcons , Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens , Fairfield Stags , Cleveland State Vikings , Lamar Cardinals , Robert Morris Colonials , North Texas Mean Green


GREAT ALASKA SHOOTOUT (Anchorage, Alaska)

Dates: Nov. 21-24

Teams: Belmont Bruins , Charlotte 49ers , Loyola Marymount Lions , Northeastern Huskies , Oral Roberts Golden Eagles , Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats , California Riverside Highlanders , Alaska-Anchorage


BATTLE 4 ATLANTIS (Bahamas)

Dates: Nov. 22-24

Teams: Duke Blue Devils , Memphis Tigers , Missouri Tigers , Louisville Cardinals , Minnesota Golden Gophers , VCU Rams , Stanford Cardinal , Northern Iowa Panthers


OLD SPICE CLASSIC (Orlando) 

Dates: Nov. 22-23, 25

Teams: Vanderbilt Commodores , Gonzaga Bulldogs , Clemson Tigers , Davidson Wildcats , Marist Red Foxes , Oklahoma Sooners , Texas-El Paso Miners , West Virginia Mountaineers


ANAHEIM CLASSIC (Anaheim, Cal.)

Dates: Nov. 22-23, 25

Teams: California Golden Bears , St. Mary's Gaels , Xavier Musketeers , Drexel Dragons , Drake Bulldogs , Rice Owls , Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets , Pacific Tigers


GLOBAL SPORTS CLASSIC (Las Vegas)

Dates: Nov. 23-24

Teams: UNLV Rebels , Cincinnati Bearcats , Iowa State Cyclones , Oregon Ducks , Jacksonville State Gamecocks , Northern Arizona Lumberjacks , Campbell Fighting Camels , North Carolina A&T Aggies


LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL (Las Vegas)

Dates: Nov. 23-24

Teams: Arkansas Razorbacks , Arizona State Sun Devils , Creighton Bluejays , Wisconsin Badgers , Florida A&M Rattlers , Longwood Lancers , Presbyterian Blue Hose , Cornell Big Red


SOUTH PADRE INVITATIONAL (South Padre Island, Texas)

Dates: Nov. 23-24

Teams: Northwestern Wildcats , Illinois State Redbirds , UAB Blazers , TCU Horned Frogs , Navy Midshipmen , Fairleigh Dickinson Knights , Prairie View A&M Panthers , Delaware State Hornets


WOODEN CLASSIC (Honda Center - Anaheim, Calif.)

Date: Dec. 1

Teams: UCLA Bruins vs. San Diego State Aztecs


JIMMY V CLASSIC (Madison Square Garden - NY)

Date: Dec. 4

Teams: Georgetown Hoyas vs. Texas Longhorns ; Connecticut Huskies vs. NC State Wolfpack


BIG FOUR CLASSIC (Wells Fargo Arena - Des Moines, Iowa)

Date: Dec. 15

Teams: Iowa State Cyclones vs. Drake Bulldogs ; Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Northern Iowa Panthers


BROOKLYN HOOPS WINTER FESTIVAL (Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY)

Date: Dec. 15

Teams: Michigan Wolverines vs. West Virginia Mountaineers ; Fordham Rams vs. Princeton Tigers


BROOKLYN HOOPS HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL (Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY)

Dates: December 22

Teams: LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds vs. Seton Hall Pirates ; Manhattan Jaspers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks


GOTHAM CLASSIC (Madison Square Garden - NY)

Date: Dec. 22 

Teams: Temple Owls vs. Syracuse Orange


LAS VEGAS CLASSIC (Las Vegas)

Dates: Dec. 22-23

Teams: Virginia Tech Hokies , Portland Pilots , Bradley Braves , Colorado State Rams , Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners , Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils , Georgia Southern Eagles , North Florida Ospreys


DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Dates: December 22-23, 25

Teams: Arizona Wildcats , Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes , Ole Miss Rebels , San Diego State Aztecs , Indiana State Sycamores , San Francisco Dons , Hawaii Warriors , E. Tennessee State Buccaneers

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