U-M to Face Long Beach State in Puerto Rico
Mitch McGary
Mitch McGary
Managing Editor
Posted Jul 16, 2013


Michigan basketball will head to Puerto Rico in November to compete in the Puerto Rico Classic.

The Michigan basketball team will get a short respite from the brisk fall temperatures in late November when it heads to Puerto Rico for the second time in program history to compete in a tournament.  This time the Wolverines will be participating in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

The Maize & Blue's opening game will be versus Long Beach State on Thursday November 21st with a 6 p.m. Atlantic Time (AT) tipoff and will be televised on ESPN2.  If the Wolverines win that game they will hit the court again Friday at 6 p.m. AT versus the winner of the Florida State / VCU match-up. If they lose they will play the loser of the aforementioned match-up at 8:30 p.m. AT.

2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Schedule

Thursday, November 21
G1: Northeastern vs. Kansas State, 11:30 a.m. AT, ESPNU
G2: Charlotte vs. Georgetown, 2 p.m. AT, ESPNU
G3: Long Beach State vs. Michigan, 6 p.m. AT, ESPN2
G4: Florida State vs. VCU, 8:30 p.m. AT, ESPNU

Friday, November 22
G5: G1 & G2 losers, 1 p.m. AT, ESPNU or ESPN3
G6: G1 & G2 winners, 3:30 p.m. AT, ESPN2 or ESPNU
G7: G3 & G4 winners, 6 p.m., AT, ESPN2 or ESPNU
G8: G3 & G4 losers, 8:30 p.m., AT, ESPNU

Saturday, November 23
Off Day

Sunday, November 24
Seventh Place: G5 & G8 losers, 12:30 p.m. AT, ESPN3
Fifth Place: G5 & G8 winners, 3:00 p.m. AT, ESPNU
Third Place: G6 & G7 losers, 5:30 p.m. AT, ESPN2
Championship: G6 & G7 winners, 8 p.m. AT, ESPN2

Atlantic Time Zone is one hour ahead of Eastern Time Zone. Tipoff times and ESPN networks are subject to change. For more information, click here.



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