Maui Invitational Field Announced
Aug. 4, 2009
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -Arizona, led by first-year coach Sean Miller, will meet Wisconsin in the opening round of the Maui Invitational.
The winner of that first-round game on Nov. 23 will face the winner of the game between Maryland and Chaminade, the Division II host school which has compiled a 5-68 record in the 25 previous Maui Invitationals.
The other semifinal bracket, which was announced Tuesday, has Colorado facing Gonzaga and Cincinnati meeting Vanderbilt.
The championship game is Nov. 25 and the tournament is sponsored by EA Sports.
Vanderbilt (1986) and Arizona (2000) are the only former Maui champions in the field.
The entire 12-game tournament will be televised on the ESPN networks.