Buffalo and Washington are two of six NCAA Division I faculties who will play in a basketball tripleheader in Toronto subsequent fall, in accordance with a report Wednesday.
The Bulls will tackle Harvard and the Huskies will face Tennessee at Scotiabank Area on Nov. 16, 247Sports.com reported. NJ.Advance Media reported Rutgers and South Carolina will play within the different sport. NJ Advance Media obtained Rutgers’ contract to take part within the occasion.
The colleges haven’t confirmed the reviews.
Buffalo gained the Mid-American Convention regular-season and convention match championships final season. It then defeated Arizona State (led by former UB coach Bobby Hurley) within the First 4 of the NCAA Match earlier than shedding to Texas Tech.
Harvard tied Yale for the Ivy League regular-season crown after which misplaced to the Bulldogs within the convention match last. The Crimson went on to play two video games within the Nationwide Invitation Match.
Washington gained the Pac-12 Convention regular-season title and superior to the ultimate of the convention match, the place it misplaced to Oregon. UW made the NCAA Match, shedding to North Carolina within the second spherical.
Tennessee reached the Candy 16 within the NCAA Match final season, shedding to Purdue.
Rutgers and South Carolina will probably be assembly for the primary time, in accordance with 247Sports activities. The location additionally famous that South Carolina will play in all three North American nations subsequent season; the Gamecocks are additionally scheduled to play in a match in Cancun, Mexico,
A half-dozen gamers from Canada can be in line to play within the occasion, based mostly on a assessment of staff rosters and 247Sports activities.com recruiting lists: Buffalo’s Dominic Johnson (Windsor, Ont.), Rutgers’ Eugene Omoruyi (Rexdale, Ont.), South Carolina’s A.J. Lawson (Toronto) and Harvard’s Noah Kirkwood (Ottawa), Danilo Djuricic (Brampton, Ont.) and Luka Sakota (Oakville, Ont.).
Lawson has declared for the 2019 NBA Draft however may nonetheless resolve to withdraw.
NJ.com reported the Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame is sponsoring the occasion. 247Sports activities reported the video games are separate from the Corridor’s annual season-opening video games in Connecticut.