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PK80 Invitational Bracket Released

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The greatest collection of talent in a regular season tournament in college basketball history is set for launch from Portland. The PK80 (Phil Knight) Invitational will celebrate the 80th birthday of the Nike and Oregon legend in style. Let the games begin!

16 of the best teams in the nation, including two from Portland, will venture to Rip City over the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend in November. Wednesday, the bracket was released.

In their first game of the tournament, Oregon will face Connecticut on November 23. It will be exactly a year from the day when the Ducks defeated UConn 79-69 at the Maui Invitational in Hawaii.

If you would like to see the entire printable bracket, please follow this link:


Here are the first round individual match-ups:

Session 1

North Carolina vs Portland

Arkansas vs Oklahoma

Session 2

Duke vs Portland State

Butler vs Texas

Session 3

Georgetown vs Michigan State

Oregon vs UConn

Session 4

Florida vs Stanford

Gonzaga vs Ohio State

For further details, please refer to for any and all information on the inaugural tournament.

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