Maui Invitational 2011: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket and More

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterNovember 9, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts while taking on the Michigan Wolverines during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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The college basketball preseason is here to save us from the doldrums of the NBA lockout. The Maui Invitational is bigger and better this year, guaranteeing exciting basketball for a couple of weeks. 

Some of the best and most storied programs in the nation will be in tow. If you can't wait for Duke, Georgetown and UCLA to get it on, you don't have to. 

March Madness may be a few months off, but the tournament style we love is back, and in Maui's case, better than ever. 

Forget the NBA, because they have forgotten about you. The Maui Invitational will cure the basketball blues we are all feeling right about now. 

Participating Teams: Chaminade, Duke, Georgetown, Kansas, Memphis, Michigan, Tennessee, UCLA

Format: The Maui Invitational begins in earnest this weekend, as the field is extended to include a bevy of mainland games. It will all culminate in the same place the Maui Invitational has always ended, in Lahaina, Maui. 

Here are the games that will be offered on TV. Games before Maui can be seen streaming on ESPN3. They include the following.

11/11 8:00 p.m. EST - Towson vs. #13 Kansas
11/11 9:00 p.m.EST

- Belmont vs. #6 Duke

11/14 8:30 p.m. EST 

- Towson vs. Michigan 

11/15 12:00 p.m. EST  - Belmont vs. Memphis

All Times Eastern. TV and ESPN3 streaming when available.

GameDate/TimeTV
Michigan vs. MemphisNov. 21, 3 p.m.ESPN2
Tennessee vs. No. 6 DukeNov. 21, 5:30 p.m.ESPN2
UCLA vs. ChaminadeNov. 21, 9:30 p.m.ESPNU
Georgetown vs. No. 13 KansasNov. 21, 12:00 a.m.ESPN2

 

GameDate/TimeTV
Semifinals  
TBD Nov. 22, 7 p.m. ESPN
TBD Nov. 22, 9:30 p.m. ESPN
Finals and consolation 
Third place Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
Championship Nov. 23, 10:00 p.m. ESPN

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