Thursday, 23 November 2017 09:35

UCF Knights Sit Down for Thanksgiving Dinner with Special Guest Mickey Mouse on Eve of 2017 AdvoCare Invitational at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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The University of Central Florida Knights men’s basketball team gathered around the table for Thanksgiving dinner with Mickey Mouse at Disney’s Contemporary Resort on Wednesday, on the eve of the 12th annual AdvoCare Invitational tournament.

The Knights are competing in the three-day tournament – which tipped off Thanksgiving Day at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort – and faced the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the first round.

The tournament, regarded by basketball experts as one of the best early season tune-ups in college basketball features 2016 NCAA Sweet 16 team West Virginia, as well as the Knights (2-0), who were National Invitational Tournament (NIT)semifinalists last season.  Other participants include Long Beach State, Marist, Missouri, Nebraska, Oregon State and St. John’s.

Date Time Game Network Thu, Nov 23 11:30 p.m. Missouri vs. Long Beach State ESPN2 2 p.m. St. John’s vs. Oregon State ESPNU 6 p.m. UCF vs. Nebraska ESPN3 8:30 p.m. West Virginia vs. Marist ESPNEWS Fri, Nov 24 11 a.m. Semifinal #1 ESPNEWS 1:30 p.m. Consolation #1 ESPN3 5:00 p.m. Semifinal #2 ESPN2 7:30 p.m. Consolation #2 ESPN3 Sun, Nov 26 12 p.m. 3rd Place Game ESPNU 2 p.m. 5th Place Game ESPNU 7 p.m. 7th Place Game ESPN3 9:30 p.m. Championship Game ESPN2

 

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