PKI

PKI

When:
November 24, 2022 – November 27, 2022 all-day
2022-11-24T00:00:00-08:00
2022-11-28T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Varies
PKI @ Varies

PKI

November 24 – November 27, 2022 | Portland, Oregon

Chiles Center (University of Portland) | Moda Center | Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Hosted by ESPN Events, PKI will be a three-day bracketed event with eight of the nation’s top men’s basketball programs and four of the nation’s top women’s basketball programs joining together in honor of Phil Knight’s impact on the game as a celebration of college basketball.

Moda Center Championship Package – On Sale Now

Men's Teams

Alabama
Alabama
Oregon
Oregon
Iowa State
Iowa State
Portland
Portland
Michigan State
Michigan State
UConn
UConn
North Carolina
North Carolina
Villanova
Villanova

Women's Teams

Iowa State
Iowa State
Michigan State
Michigan State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Oregon
Oregon

PKI & Phil Knight Legacy
Moda Center Championship Package

On Sale Now

A Moda Center Championship Package provides access to 6 sessions, totaling 12 college basketball games at the Moda Center during Thanksgiving week in November 2022, with games from both the men’s and women’s PKI event and the men’s and women’s Phil Knight Legacy event. This ticket package includes all four Championship games. The Moda Center Championship Package guarantees the purchaser the same seat location for each session, including:

24
Thursday
November

Four PKI Men’s Quarterfinal games (split into two, two-game sessions).

25
Friday
November

Four Phil Knight Legacy Men’s games (two Semifinals and two Consolation games, split into two, two-game sessions).

27
Sunday
November

Four Championship games (split into two, two-game sessions): PKI Men’s Championship, PKI Women’s Championship, Phil Knight Legacy Men’s Championship, and Phil Knight Legacy Women’s Championship (order of games TBD).

CHAMPIONSHIP PACKAGE FAQ

When:
November 24, 2022 – November 27, 2022 all-day
2022-11-24T00:00:00-08:00
2022-11-28T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Varies

PKI @ Varies

How are events structured?

The city of Portland will simultaneously host two different college basketball events during Thanksgiving week of 2022: the PKI and the Phil Knight Legacy.  Each event will include two different brackets – an eight-team men’s bracket and a four-team women’s bracket set up in a tournament-style format.  Between the events, a total of 24 teams (16 men’s teams, eight women’s teams) will play 32 games in Portland between Thursday, November 24, and Sunday, November 27, 2022.  On Sunday, four separate championships will be awarded: men’s PKI, women’s PKI, men’s Phil Knight Legacy and women’s Phil Knight Legacy.

Which teams are playing in these events?

The men’s Phil Knight Legacy includes Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Oregon State, Portland State, Purdue, West Virginia and Xavier.  The women’s Phil Knight Legacy features Connecticut, Duke, Iowa and Oregon State.

Alabama, Connecticut, Iowa State, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oregon, Portland and Villanova will be featured in the men’s PKI.  The women’s PKI includes Iowa State, Michigan State, North Carolina and Oregon.

What venues will be used for the events?

Three venues will host the PKI and Phil Knight Legacy: the Chiles Center on the campus of the University of Portland and the Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Rose Quarter.

Who is organizing these events?

The two distinct events (PKI and Phil Knight Legacy) are being run by separate organizers.  ESPN Events is hosting the men’s and women’s PKI tournaments, while Rip City Management is hosting the men’s and women’s Phil Knight Legacy tournaments.

When will brackets, match-ups, game times and television information be released?

All 32 games of the men’s and women’s Phil Knight Legacy and the men’s and women’s PKI will be televised on ESPN platforms.  The full brackets, including match-ups and tip times, will be published in July 2022.  At this time, the following schedule can be confirmed for the Moda Center:

• Thursday, November 24 – four PKI Men’s Quarterfinal games (split into two, two-game sessions).

• Friday, November 25 – four Phil Knight Legacy Men’s games (two Semifinals and two Consolation games, split into two, two-game sessions).

• Sunday, November 27 – four Championship games (split into two, two-game sessions): PKI Men’s Championship, PKI Women’s Championship, Phil Knight Legacy Men’s Championship, and Phil Knight Legacy Women’s Championship (specific order of games to be determined).

How can single-session Moda Center tickets and tickets for games at venues other than the Moda Center be purchased?

Single-session tickets for games played in the Chiles Center, Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum will be available in July 2022.  Additional details, including ticket pricing and game schedules, will also be released in July 2022.

NOTE: this package does not provide access to any games played in the Chiles Center or the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Moda Center Championship packages are limited to 4 tickets per account.

Ticket information for games at those venues, along with both event schedules, will be announced in July 2022.

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Official Fan Hotels

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