College basketball early season tournament schedule, 2013-14

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A comprehensive guide to the pre-conference tournaments for the 2013-14 season.

In college basketball it's not the regular season, it's not the preseason, it's the "early season." Below is everything you get to look forward to during that glorious period.

GLOBAL SPORTS SHOOTOUT (NOV. 8-22)

Location: Campus sites

Teams: Cincinnati, N.C. State, Campbell, Appalachian State, N.C. Central

Television: ESPN/Fox Sports Regional

GLOBAL SPORTS CHALLENGE (Nov. 8-22)

Location: Campus sites

Teams: Florida, Middle Tennessee State, Arkansas-Little Rock, Southern, North Florida

Television: Sun Sports

GLOBAL SPORTS MAIN EVENT (NOV. 8-22)

Location: Campus sites

Teams: Colorado, Wyoming, Arkansas State, Tennessee-Martin, Jackson State

Television: Pac-12 Network

CHAMPIONS CLASSIC (NOV. 12)

Location: United Center, Chicago

Teams: Michigan State vs. Kentucky, Kansas vs. Duke

Television: ESPN

2K SPORTS CLASSIC (NOV. 21, 22)

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York

Teams: Indiana, UConn, Washington, Boston College (hosts and semifinalists)

Television: ESPNU/ESPN2

PUERTO RICO TIP-OFF (NOV. 21, 22, 24)

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Teams: Michigan, VCU, Georgetown, Florida State, Kansas State, Charlotte, Auburn, Long Beach State

Television: ESPNU/ESPN2

CHARLESTON CLASSIC (NOV. 21, 22, 24)

Location: Charleston, S.C.

Teams: New Mexico, Temple, UMass, Clemson, Davidson, Nebraska, Georgia, UAB

Television: ESPNU/ESPN2

GLOBAL SPORTS SHOWCASE (NOV. 21-23)

Location: Salt Lake City

Teams: Utah, Lamar, Grand Canyon, Savannah State

Television: Pac-12 Network

COACHES VS. CANCER (NOV. 22, 23)

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Teams: Michigan State, Oklahoma, Seton Hall, Virginia Tech

Television: TruTV

PARADISE JAM (NOV. 22-25)

Location: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Teams: Maryland, Providence, Vanderbilt, Northern Iowa, La Salle, Loyola Marymount, Morgan State, Marist

Television: CBS Sports Network

HALL OF FAME TIP-OFF (NOV. 23, 24)

Location: Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Conn.

Teams: Louisville, North Carolina, Richmond, Fairfield, Belmont, Holy Cross, Hofstra, Hartford

Television: ESPNU/ESPN

GULF COAST SHOWCASE (NOV. 25-27)

Location: Fort Myers, Fla.

Teams: UIC, Louisiana Tech, Saint Bonaventure, San Diego, Southern Illinois, Stetson, UNC Greensboro, Wagner,

Television: None

CBE HALL OF FAME CLASSIC (NOV. 25, 26)

Location: Sprint Center, Kansas City

Teams: Wichita State, BYU, Texas, DePaul

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU

LEGENDS CLASSIC (NOV. 25, 26)

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Teams: Pittsburgh, Stanford, Houston, Texas Tech

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU/Pac-12 Network

MAUI INVITATIONAL (NOV. 25-27)

Location: Maui, Hawaii

Teams: Syracuse, Gonzaga, Baylor, California, Arkansas, Minnesota, Dayton, Chaminade

Television: ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU

CANCUN CHALLENGE (NOV. 26, 27)

Location: Cancun, Mexico

Teams: Wisconsin, Saint Louis, West Virginia, Old Dominion, Bowling Green, Presbyterian

Television: CBS Sports Network

PRESEASON NIT (NOV. 27, 29)

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York

Teams: Duke, Arizona, Alabama, Rutgers

Television: ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU

GREAT ALASKA SHOOTOUT (NOV. 27-30)

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Teams: Harvard, Indiana State, Pepperdine, Tulsa, Denver, Indiana State, TCU

Television: CBS Sports Network

BATTLE 4 ATLANTIS (NOV. 28-30)

Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Teams: Kansas, Tennessee, Xavier, Villanova, Iowa, USC, UTEP, Wake Forest

Television: NBC Sports Network/AXS

OLD SPICE CLASSIC (NOV. 28-DEC 1)

Location: Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Teams: Memphis, Oklahoma State, Butler, LSU, Purdue, St. Joseph's, Washington State, Siena

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU

THE WOODEN LEGACY (NOV. 28-DEC. 1)

Location: Anaheim, Calif.

Teams: Marquette, Creighton, San Diego State, Miami, Arizona State, College of Charleston, George Washington, Cal State Fullerton

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU

LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL (NOV. 29, 30)

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.

Teams: UCLA, Missouri, Northwestern, Nevada

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU

BARCLAYS CENTER CLASSIC (NOV. 29, 30)

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Teams: St. John's, Ole Miss, Georgia Tech, Penn State

Television: None

CORPUS CHRISTI CHALLENGE (NOV. 29, 30)

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

Teams: Virginia, SMU, Texas A&M, Missouri State, Hampton, Liberty, Sam Houston State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Television: CBS Sports Network

GOTHAM CLASSIC (DEC. 7-21)

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York

Teams: Ohio State, Notre Dame, North Dakota State, Delaware, Bryant

Television: ESPN/ESPNU/Big Ten Network

JIMMY V CLASSIC (DEC. 17)

Location: Madison Square Garden, NY

Teams: Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh; Memphis vs. Florida

Television: ESPN

BROOKLYN HOOPS HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL (DEC. 21)

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Teams: Michigan vs. Stanford; Temple vs. LIU-Brooklyn; Buffalo vs. Manhattan

Television: None

LAS VEGAS CLASSIC (DEC. 22, 23)

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Teams: UNLV, South Florida, Mississippi State, Santa Clara, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida A&M, Radford, Sacred Heart

Television: CBS Sports Network

DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC (DEC. 22, 23, 25)

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Teams: Boise State, St. Mary's, George Mason, Iowa State, Oregon State, South Carolina, Hawaii

Television: ESPN2/ESPNU

BROOKLYN HOOPS WINTER FESTIVAL (DEC. 28)

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Teams: St. John's vs. Columbia; Kansas State vs. Tulane; Boston College vs. VCU

Television: FS1/FS2

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