2011 Field Announced
Strong tournament field headed to 5-hour ENERGY® Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November
Temple, Purdue and 2011 NIT semifinalists headline field
The annual destination event has secured all eight teams for the 2011 field to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17, 18 & 20, at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico, in the cosmopolitan Hato Rey district of San Juan.
The field for the fifth annual early season tournament, which secured 5-hour ENERGY® as its title sponsor, includes Alabama, Colorado, Iona, Maryland, Purdue, Temple, Western Michigan and Wichita State. Both Purdue and Temple reached the second round of the NCAA Championship. Wichita State topped Alabama in the NIT championship game, while Colorado was a semifinalist. Iona earned a berth to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, advancing to a title game, while Western Michigan reached the second round. MORE