Tulane faces Mississippi State in opening round of Myrtle Beach Invitational
ESPN announced the matchups for each of the 13 early-season men’s college basketball tournaments on its airwaves Thursday, including the Myrtle Beach Invitational, which includes Tulane.
The Green Wave will face Mississippi State on Thursday, Nov. 21, at either 12:30 or 1 p.m. CST. Tulane’s opener will be televised on either ESPN2 or ESPNU.
The other opening-round matchups for the second annual event in Myrtle Beach event include Villanova against Middle Tennessee, Ohio against Baylor and Utah meeting the host school, Coastal Carolina.
The tournament continues with games on Nov. 22 and 24.
The entire list of tournament brackets and TV schedules can be viewed here.
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Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…