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
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.