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hill church-ESPN Events has announced brackets for the 2022 Phil Knight Invitational (PKI), one of the 11 college basketball events owned and operated by ESPN.

The PKI multi-team tournament will feature eight men’s teams and four women’s teams competing during ESPN’s annual Holiday Week, Thursday, November 24 – Sunday, November 27.

The men’s teams competing in the PKI include Alabama, Iowa State, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oregon, Portland, Ocon and Villanova. The completed field contains 212 NCAA Championship games, 45 Final Fours, and 16 NCAA games.

Six of the eight teams made it to the NCAA Championships last season, including national runner-up North Carolina and semi-final runner-up Villanova. Five of the teams are ranked in way too early in the top 25: No. 1 North Carolina, No. 14 Villanova, No. 18 Oregon, No. 19 Alabama and No. 24 Ocon.

The Women’s PKI field features Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina and Oregon, which combined 81 NCAA Tournament appearances, 13 Elite Eights, and 6 Final Fours.

Early Season Basketball Events for Men’s and Women’s College – Born from Successful PK80 eventwho helped celebrate Phil Knight’s 80th birthday in 2017 – will once again honor the co-founder of NIKE, Inc. and 2012 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame inductee. PKI will be played at three facilities in Portland, Oregon: the Chills Center on the University of Portland campus, the MODA Center on Rose Quarter and the Veterans’ Coliseum.

MODA Championship Packages are now available for sale. Single session tickets will be on sale Friday, July 29 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT with ticket information available. over here.

Each team in the men’s class of the PKI will play their game Thursday at Moda Center and their game Friday at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum (VMC), both located on the Rose Quarter campus. Sunday’s championship game will be at Moda Center, the third-place game at VMC Stadium, and the fifth and seventh-place matches at Chili’s Center on the University of Portland campus.

The women’s PKI semi-final matches will take place on Thursday at the Chili’s Centre. The championship match will be played on Sunday at Moda Center Stadium and the third place match at VMC Stadium.

All 16 PKI games will be broadcast on ESPN networks, including the men’s and women’s championship matches – live from the MODA Center on Sunday, November 27. To view the brackets and the TV schedule, click over here.

2022 PKI – MEN . Schedule

Date time (Eastern time) Match/event network Arena
Thursday 24 November 1 pm North Carolina vs. Portland ESPN moda center
3:30 pm Iowa vs Villanova ESPN2 moda center
8 pm Ocon vs Oregon ESPN2 moda center
10:30 pm Alabama vs Michigan State ESPN moda center
Friday 25 November 2:30 pm Condolence Game #1 Spino Veterans Memorial Coliseum
5 pm Semifinals #1 ESPN Veterans Memorial Coliseum
10 pm Semifinals #2 ESPN2 or ESPNU Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Saturday 26 November 12:30 am Solace game #2 ESPN or ESPN2 Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sunday 27 November 3:30 pm 3rd place game ESPN Veterans Memorial Coliseum
10 pm Championship match ESPN moda center
to be announced later on Seventh place game to be announced later on Chili’s Center
to be announced later on Fifth place game to be announced later on Chili’s Center

2022 PKI Schedule – Women

Date time (Eastern time) Match/event network Arena
Thursday 24 November 5 pm North Carolina vs Oregon Spino Chili’s Center
7:30 PM Iowa vs Michigan Spino Chili’s Center
Sunday 27 November 1 pm 3rd place game ESPN2 Veterans Memorial Coliseum
7:30 PM Championship match ESPN2 moda center

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