BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The UB men's basketball team will take part in the 12th annual Charleston Classic this Fall and their first opponent will be UConn. The Bulls are 1-7 all-time against the Huskies and will be playing them for the first time since the 2008-2009 season.
The field and bracket were released Thursday afternoon and will feature eight teams.
🚨 Our 2019 bracket is here!— Charleston Classic (@ESPNCharleston) July 11, 2019
Top Half:@CanesHoops vs. @MSUBearsHoops@GatorsMBK vs. @SJUHawks_MBB
Bottom Half:@XavierMBB vs. @Towson_MBB@UBmenshoops vs. @UConnMBB
2⃣ projected Top 25 teams
9⃣ of the top 100 freshman in the ESPN 100
See you in November! pic.twitter.com/MCH3oTheWt
Along with UB and UConn, the other teams competing are Missouri State, Miami, Florida, Saint Joseph's, Xavier and Towson. The Charleston Classic runs from November 21st through the 24th at TD Arena.
UB is coming off one of if not the best season in program history. The Bulls finished with a 32-4 record, won the Mid-Atlantic Conference Tournament and made it to the NCAA Tournament's round-of-32 for the second straight season.