Thursday, August 2, 2012
Duke in Battle 4 Atlantis tourney
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Duke, Louisville and Missouri will be among the teams playing in this year's Battle 4 Atlantis holiday basketball tournament.
Katz: Pitino Likes Atlantis Challenge
Louisville coach Rick Pitino isn't shying away from a challenging nonconference schedule after last year when he rarely left home, writes Andy Katz. Blog
The eight-team field, which has a combined 160 NCAA tournament appearances, will play Thanksgiving weekend on a court inside a converted ballroom.
The field also will include Memphis, Minnesota, Virginia Commonwealth, Stanford and Northern Iowa.
Harvard won the inaugural tournament last year on its way to the school's first NCAA tournament berth in 66 years.
The tournament started as a doubleheader in 2010 and was given exempt status by the NCAA in 2011.