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 along with team-mates Jordan Adams and Zach LaVine named to the all-tournament team.

Championship Game
  Northwestern79
  #19 UCLA95

2012 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[1]

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

[2]

2010 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[3]

2009 bracket[edit]

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

[4]

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

[5]

2007 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[6]

2006 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[7]

2005 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[8]

2004 participants and bracket[edit]

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

[9]

2003 participants and bracket[edit]

Championship Game
  Miami (FL)82
  Bradley83

[10]

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