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    Las Vegas Invitational

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    Las Vegas Invitational announces its four teams: Creighton, Arkansas, Arizona State and Wisconsin will play Nov. 23-24 at Orleans Arena.

    Isn't this the one we were supposed to play in? Or are there two?


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    It looks like there are two.

    GLOBAL SPORTS CLASSIC (Las Vegas)

    Dates: Nov. 23-24

    Teams: UNLV, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Oregon, Jacksonville State, Northern Arizona, Campbell, N.C. A&T

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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by clonesfan11 View Post
    It looks like there are two.

    GLOBAL SPORTS CLASSIC (Las Vegas)

    Dates: Nov. 23-24

    Teams: UNLV, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Oregon, Jacksonville State, Northern Arizona, Campbell, N.C. A&T

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    OH NO THE FIGHTING CAMELS!!!


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Iowa slept on the camels.



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Better watch out for Campbell.....they're a powerhouse



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Iowa slept on the camels.
    The Camels were actually pretty athletic, but a Big 10 school should not be losing to them.


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    gonna be a tough competition. Oregon is on the rise and UNLV got a really good recruiting class (incuding Bennett). Cincinnati will be good for awhile with Cronin as the coach and their leading scorer Kilpatrick is back.

    If we win this tournament, i'll like our chances to be a contender for the big 12.


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    I am disappoint if we don't draw Camel in that tournament.

    I hear they're a good road team, SOOOO lucky we get them on a neutral court instead of at Hilton where I'm sure they'd blow us out.



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    IIRC, Iowa didn't just lose to Campbell, they got their lunches handed to them.


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    IIRC, Iowa didn't just lose to Campbell, they got their lunches handed to them.
    The got smoked...by a pack of Camels.

    Thank you I'll be here all week.



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Would be a huge boost to NCAA tournament chances if they can win this.


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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Hoping to make this. Depends on much Southwest flights are considering it's the Thanksgiving holiday.



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by clonesfan11 View Post
    It looks like there are two.

    GLOBAL SPORTS CLASSIC (Las Vegas)

    Dates: Nov. 23-24

    Teams: UNLV, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Oregon, Jacksonville State, Northern Arizona, Campbell, N.C. A&T

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    I assume this is full-bracket setup (8 teams, 3 games each)?

    I'm curious about first-round matchups. I'm sure UNLV, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Oregon would each be paired w JS, NAU, Campbell and NCA&T in round 1.



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    The got smoked...by a pack of Camels.

    Thank you I'll be here all week.
    In soviet iowa city, camels smoke you!



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    Re: Las Vegas Invitational

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    I assume this is full-bracket setup (8 teams, 3 games each)?

    I'm curious about first-round matchups. I'm sure UNLV, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Oregon would each be paired w JS, NAU, Campbell and NCA&T in round 1.
    i think I read somewhere that we play Cincinnati, my question is why are we playing in a tournament on another teams home court?



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