2018 Maui Invitational: Complete Schedule, Bracket, Updates
How far can San Diego State go?
The Aztecs are in a loaded Maui Invitational field
The Maui Invitational is always a loaded field with a bunch of resume boosting opportunities, and San Diego State gets its chance in this year’s event to earn a few quality wins.
The teams in the tournament are all in the KenPom top 80, including three in the top 10 with Duke, Gonzaga, and Auburn. The Aztecs open up with the Blue Devils in a game that will be extremely tough and could be an NCAA Tournament making win for San Diego State.
Even if San Diego State loses that game there are plenty of chances to boost its resume and be challenged prior to Mountain West league play.
With it being Feast Week, some of these games are during work hours so bust out your favorite streaming service to keep one eye on these games and another on that all-important spreadsheet.
Check back daily for our hub with updates for this tournament.
Monday, Nov. 19
Game 1: Auburn vs. Xavier, 2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2
Game 2: Duke vs. San Diego State, 5 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 3: Arizona vs. Iowa State, 9 p.m. on ESPNU
Game 4: Gonzaga vs. Illinois, 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Game 5: Auburn-Xavier loser vs. Duke-San Diego State loser, 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 6: Arizona-Iowa State loser vs. Gonzaga-Illinois loser, 5 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 7: Auburn-Xavier winner vs. Duke San Diego State winner, 8 p.m. on ESPN
Game 8: Arizona-Iowa State winner vs. Gonzaga-Illinois winner, 10:30 p.m. on ESPN
Wednesday, Nov. 21
Game 9: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner (winner is fifth), 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 10: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 (winner is champion), 5 p.m. on ESPN
Game 11: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6 (winner is seventh), 9 p.m. on ESPNU
Game 12: Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8 (winner is third), 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2
Below is the complete bracket: