Brackets For This Weekend’s Preseason Tournaments

Posted by rtmsf on November 15th, 2012

Three preseason tournaments get under way today, so we thought it might be worth a minute to review the brackets to see if any of these games are worth anyone’s time. Here’s a brief primer on each:

Charleston Classic – Charleston, SC

  • When: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Should Win: Baylor
  • Could Win: Murray State
  • Sleeper: Colorado
  • Key Match-ups (actual and potential): Murray State vs. Auburn; Baylor vs. Colorado; Murray State vs. Baylor
  • Players to Watch: Isaiah Canaan, Cory Jefferson, Andre Roberson, D’Angelo Harrison, Frankie Sullivan, Pierre Jackson

Puerto Rico Tip-Off – San Juan, PR

  • WhenThursday, Friday, and Sunday
  • Should WinNC State
  • Could WinTennessee
  • Sleeper: Oklahoma State
  • Key Match-ups (actual and potential): Providence vs. Massachusetts; Tennessee vs. Oklahoma State; Tennessee vs. NC State
  • Players to Watch: Tim Frazier, Marcus Smart, Lorenzo Brown, CJ Leslie, Jarnell Stokes

2kSports Classic – New York City, NY

  • WhenThursday and Friday
  • Should WinAlabama
  • Could WinOregon State
  • Sleeper: Villanova
  • Players to Watch: Trevor Lacey, Ahmad Starks, Ryan Arcidiacono, Anthony Johnson

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2 Responses to “Brackets For This Weekend’s Preseason Tournaments”

  1. Matt M says:

    What about the Las Vegas Invitational??? (Starts Sunday)

  2. rtmsf says:

    Next post – will also include Maui, CBE, etc.

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