Brackets Revealed for PK80 – To Be Played Over Thanksgiving Weekend 2017

PK80 Invitational Portland, OR

PK80 Invitational Portland, OR. November 23-26, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 31, 2017) – The “Motion” and “Victory” brackets for PK80 presented by State Farm – the 16-team, early-season men’s college basketball event honoring Nike co-founder and 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Phil Knight celebrating his 80th birthday – have been finalized.

The two eight-team brackets will run simultaneously in Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Ore., with the crowning of two champions. Games will be played Thursday, Nov. 23, Friday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 26.

To view the brackets, click here. All games from Portland will be televised on ESPN networks (to be announced at a later date). PK80 was created on behalf of the schools and is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, in conjunction with the Rose Quarter.

Ticket Information
Limited All Session and Moda Only Ticket Packages are still available exclusively here. Single-session tickets, which include seats for two games, will go on sale Friday, June 9 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets will be available at ticketmaster.com, the Rose Quarter Box Office (M-F 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.), by calling 800.745.3000 or online at pkinvitational.com/tickets. Fans can join the presale for single-session seats by signing up now.

Field Breakdown
One of the largest regular-season multi-team events in college basketball history, PK80 sports a field featuring some of the top schools in the nation.

Bracket Breakdown
The PK80 brackets are named as a tribute to Phil Knight and the iconic sports brand he created.

The “Motion” bracket will feature Butler, Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Portland State, Stanford and Texas.

The “Victory” bracket will showcase Arkansas, UConn, Georgetown, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon and Portland.