The Phil Knight Legacy men's basketball tournament has eight teams playing on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Games begin Thursday, Nov. 24 and continue through Sunday, Nov. 27.
Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Oregon State, Portland State. Purdue, West Virginia and Xavier make up the field and compete in a bracketed tournament. The event is held in Portland, along with the Phil Knight Invitational. There are men's and women's brackets for both, with games at the Chiles Center, Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
2022 Phil Knight Legacy tournament: Bracket
2022 Phil Knight Legacy schedule, teams
Thursday, Nov. 24
Friday, Nov. 25
Sunday, Nov. 27
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Five of the eight teams were in Andy Katz's preseason Power 36 rankings, with another under consideration. Here's where they were slotted:
- 2. Gonzaga: Drew Timme will be a leading contender for national player of the year.
- 9. Duke: Jon Scheyer has the best recruiting class in the country.
- 21. Florida: Colin Castleton and Kyle Lofton will make matchups difficult for SEC opponents.
- 22. Purdue: Zach Edey has the middle to himself and that could spell trouble for foes.
- 33. Xavier: Sean Miller will have the Musketeers back where they belong — in the NCAA tournament.
- West Virginia: Under consideration
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