The early season tournaments for the 2013-14 college basketball season are coming into focus, and there are a lot of Mountain West teams taking part. Below is a quick look at some of these preseason tournaments, and of course some are more glorious than others.
This list probably will change, but here is what is out there so far:
GLOBAL SPORTS MAIN EVENT
Location: Campus sites
Dates: Nov. 8-22
Teams: Colorado, Wyoming, Arkansas State, Tennessee-Martin, Jackson State
Location: Charleston, S.C.
Dates: Nov. 21, 22, 24
Teams: New Mexico, Temple, UMass, Clemson, Davidson, Nebraska, Georgia, UAB
Location: Anaheim, Calif.
Dates: Nov. 28-Dec. 1
Teams: Marquette, Creighton, San Diego State, Miami, Arizona State, College of Charleston, George Washington, Cal State Fullerton
LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: Nov. 29-30
Teams: UCLA, Missouri, Northwestern, Nevada
LAS VEGAS CLASSIC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Dates: Dec. 22-23
Teams: UNLV, South Florida, Mississippi State, Santa Clara, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida A&M, Radford, Sacred Heart
DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Dates: Dec. 22, 23, 25
Teams: Boise State, St. Mary's, George Mason, Iowa State, Oregon State, South Carolina, Hawaii