Las Vegas Invitational (basketball)

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Las Vegas Invitational
SportCollege basketball
Founded2000
No. of teams8
Country United States
Venue(s)Orleans Arena
TV partner(s)ESPN2
Official websiteLas Vegas Invitational
 
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Las Vegas Invitational
2009 Logo
Las Vegas Invitational
SportCollege basketball
Founded2000
No. of teams8
Country United States
Venue(s)Orleans Arena
TV partner(s)ESPN2
Official websiteLas Vegas Invitational

The Las Vegas Invitational is an 8 team college basketball tournament held during Thanksgiving of NCAA Division I men's basketball season annually since 2003. The Tournament was held at Valley High School in Las Vegas, The event used to be sponsored by Findlay Toyota, until moving to the current site the Orleans Arena in 2006. The Current Sponsor of the tournament is IBN Sports

2013 participants and bracket[edit]

The tournament's championship format was changed to a four-round round robin this year, with the final two rounds being played in Las Vegas. UCLA and Missouri were the co-champions of the tournament, both teams finishing with a 4-0 record; Kyle Anderson (UCLA) was the tournament's MVP.

All-tournament team[edit]

Tournament MVP: Kyle Anderson, UCLA[1]

2012 participants and bracket[edit]

Semifinals
November 25
Championship
November 26
      
 Arizona State83
 Arkansas68
 Arizona State73
14Creighton87
14Creighton84
 Wisconsin74
3rd Place Game
   
 Arkansas70
 Wisconsin77

[2]

2011 participants and bracket[edit]

Semifinals
November 25
Championship
November 26
      
 USC55
 UNLV66
 UNLV90
 North Carolina80
 North Carolina87
 South Carolina62
3rd Place Game
   
 USC66
 South Carolina63

[3]

2010 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 Arizona82
 Santa Clara59
 Arizona49
 Kansas87
 Kansas64
 Ohio41
3rd Place Game
   
 Ohio78
 Santa Clara72

[4]

2009 bracket[edit]

Semifinals
November 27
Championship
November 28
      
 Oklahoma St68
 Bradley57
 Oklahoma State77
 Utah55
 Utah60
 Illinois58
3rd Place Game
November 28
   
 Bradley72
 Illinois68

[5]

Games at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas[edit]

Friday, November 27
Wofford 81, Southern 66
Seattle 67, Presbyterian 63 Saturday, November 28
Presbyterian 71, Southern 69
Wofford 84, Seattle 83

Games at Campus Sites[edit]

Saturday, November 14
Oklahoma State 86, Seattle 64

Wednesday, November 18
Oklahoma State 93, Southern 61
Saturday, November 21
Utah 88, Southern 48
Illinois 94, Presbyterian 48

Sunday, November 22
Bradley 56, Wofford 54
Tuesday, November 24
Seattle 77, Utah 74
Illinois 78, Wofford 64
Bradley 71, Presbyterian 58

2008 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 Kentucky74
 Kansas State72
 Kentucky54
 West Virginia43
 Iowa68
 West Virginia87
3rd Place Game
   
 Iowa65
 Kansas State63

[6]

2007 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 North Carolina99
 Old Dominion82
 North Carolina73
 BYU63
 Louisville76
 BYU86
3rd Place Game
   
 Louisville64
 Old Dominion53

[7]

2006 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 Florida101
 Western Kentucky68
 Florida80
 Kansas82
 Kansas64
 Ball State46
3rd Place Game
   
 Western Kentucky76
 Ball State66

[8]

2005 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 TCU58
 Oklahoma State66
 Oklahoma State68
 Boston College76
 Boston College87
 Drake84
3rd Place Game
   
 Drake86
 TCU79

[9]

2004 participants and bracket[edit]

SemifinalsChampionship
      
 UTEP66
 Arizona State65
 UTEP62
 Southern Illinois68
 Vanderbilt53
 Southern Illinois67
3rd Place Game
   
 Arizona State87
 Vanderbilt68

[10]

2003 participants and bracket[edit]

Championship Game
   
 Miami (FL)82
 Bradley83

[11]

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