Nov 22, 2019 12:50 AM

Mizzou men to play in 2020 Myrtle Beach Basketball Invitational

Posted Nov 22, 2019 12:50 AM

Conway, S.C – Mizzou Men's Basketball will compete in the eight-team 2020 Myrtle Beach Invitational in Conway, S.C. In addition to Mizzou, the event features former Big Eight and Big 12 rival Nebraska, Pittsburgh, Utah State, Dayton, Penn, Loyola-Chicago and Charlotte.

The third annual Myrtle Beach Invitational will take place Nov. 19, 20 and 22, 2020, at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. The tournament features three guaranteed games with a winners’ bracket and consolation bracket.

Owned and operated by ESPN, the 2020 Myrtle Beach Invitational will air on the ESPN Family of Networks. The complete bracket, including matchups, tip times and television designations, as well as ticket information, will be announced at a later date. 

Mizzou has never competed in the newly established Myrtle Beach Invite. The Tigers are 126-93 all-time against Nebraska, 2-0 vs. Dayton, 1-1 vs. Utah State and 1-2 vs. Loyola-Chicago. Mizzou has never faced Pittsburgh, Penn or Charlotte in program history.

Mizzou is back in action Monday at its 2019 Thanksgiving tournament, the Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Mizzou faces Butler in the opening game on Nov. 25. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT on ESPNU. The winner will face either Oklahoma or Stanford in the title game on Tuesday, Nov. 26.