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Cougars Among 2013 DIRECTV Classic Field


The College of Charleston men's basketball team is one of seven teams locked in to the eight-team field for the 2013 DIRECTV Classic to be held over the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 28, 29 & Dec. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. 

The Cougars are joined in the seventh annual tournament field by Arizona State (Pac-12), Creighton (Missouri Valley), George Washington (Atlantic 10), Marquette (BIG EAST), Miami (ACC) and San Diego State (Mountain West). The eighth team will be announced at a later date. 

The 2013 DIRECTV Classic will feature a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through the bracket. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout the tournament will face off in a championship game on the final day of competition. 

The Big West Conference will again serve as the host conference for the DIRECTV Classic. Previous tournament champions include USC, Wake Forest, West Virginia, UNLV and Saint Louis. 

Additional information, including travel packages, can be found on the DIRECTV Classic website at: www.directvclassic.com

The DIRECTV Classic is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN.

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