The Kansas men’s basketball team is back in a holiday tournament! After a year with no early-season or holiday tournaments in college basketball, Kansas basketball fans will be happy to hear that their squad will be participating in the ESPN Events Invitational. The tournament will take place from November 25-28 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Florida.
Teams highlighting the field include Kansas and Alabama, who are both coming off of impressive seasons, as both teams finished the season in the top 15 in the AP Poll. With draft decisions for players from both Kansas and Alabama, there is still a bit roster movement that could occur.
For Kansas, three-time All-Pac 12 guard Remy Martin, Big 12 All-Freshman forward Jalen Wilson, and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention guard Ochai Agbaji will all have decisions to make before to the July 1st deadline.
Just one player from Alabama is still weighing his draft options. With the announced return of SEC Tournament MVP Jahvon Quinerly, Tide fans are awaiting the draft decision of Second Team All-SEC guard Jaden Shackelford. If Shackelford returns,
Other teams in the field include 2020 NCAA Tournament teams North Texas, Drake, and Rick Pitino-led Iona. The teams that complete the field include preseason top-25 squad Belmont, Dayton, and Miami.
When tickets become available for the ESPN Events Invitation, they can be found here: TICKETS