CHARLESTON, SC - The field for the 2018 Gildan Charleston Classic has been determined, with Alabama, Appalachian State, Ball State, Davidson, Northeastern, Purdue, Virginia Tech and Wichita State. The eight-team field will compete in the early-season tournament from Thursday, Nov,15 through Sunday, Nov 18, at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C.
Ball State completed its second straight 20-win season in 2016-17.
No. 19 Purdue advanced to the Sweet 16 as a No. 4 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Virginia Tech earned a No. 9 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
No. 6 Wichita State advanced to at least the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fifth straight season.
This family-friendly tournament offers the teams a week of practice, play and experiences in and around historic Charleston.
Additional information, including travel packages, can be found on the Charleston Classic site at www.charlestonclassic.com.