The multi-day, destination event will feature 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracketed-tournament format. ESPN3 will have five exclusive games and ESPNU will air four, while the championship game will be shown on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
The tournament tips off Thursday, Nov. 20 with Southern California (Pac-12) pitted against Akron (Mid-American) at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN3, immediately followed by Drexel (Colonial Athletic) versus Miami (ACC) at 3 p.m. on ESPNU. Thursday’s evening session will showcase Penn State (Big Ten) versus Charlotte (Conference USA) at 5 p.m. on ESPNU and wrap with a battle between Cornell (Ivy) and South Carolina (SEC) at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN3.
Three of the teams in the field – Penn State, Miami and South Carolina – played in the 2009 Charleston Classic.
For more information, please visit http://www.CharlestonClassic.com.
Gildan Charleston Classic (Schedule subject to change)
Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Nov 20 12:30 p.m. Southern California vs. Akron ESPN3
3 p.m. Drexel vs. Miami (Fla.) ESPNU
5 p.m. Penn State vs. Charlotte ESPNU
7:30 p.m. Cornell vs. South Carolina ESPN3
Fri, Nov 21 Noon Consolation #1 ESPNU or ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Semifinal #1 ESPN2 or ESPNU
7 p.m. Semifinal #2 ESPNU
9 p.m. Consolation #2 ESPN3
Sun, Nov 23 1:30 p.m. 7th-place Game ESPN3
3:30 p.m. 5th-place Game ESPN3
6:30 p.m. 3rd-place Game ESPNU
9 p.m. Championship Game ESPN2
Tue, Nov 25 TBD Akron at Penn State^ TBD
TBD Miami at Charlotte^ TBD
^ – Non-bracketed game?