The 2021 Maui Invitational tournament is set to begin Monday, Nov. 22 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Due to COVID-19, travel restrictions and protocols in Hawaii, the event will be played in Las Vegas. All games will be on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. This year’s teams are Butler, Houston, Notre Dame, Oregon, Saint Mary’s (CA), Texas A&M, Wisconsin and Chaminade.
2021 Maui Invitational: Bracket
2021 Maui Invitational: Schedule, scores
All times ET
Monday, Nov. 22
Game 1: Texas A&M vs. Wisconsin | 2 p.m. | ESPN2
Game 2: Butler vs. Houston | 4:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Game 3: Oregon vs. Chaminade | 9 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 4: Saint Mary’s vs. Notre Dame | 11:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Tuesday, Nov. 23
Game 5: Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Game 6: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner | 5 p.m. | ESPN
Game 7: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner | 8 p.m. | ESPN
Game 8: Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser | 10:30 p.m. | ESPNU
Wednesday, Nov. 24
Game 9: Game 6 loser vs. Game 7 loser (Third place) | 2:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Game 10: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner (Championship) | 5 p.m. | ESPN
Game 11: Game 5 loser vs. Game 8 loser (7th place game) | 9 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 12: Game 5 winner vs. Game 8 winner (5th place game) | 11:30 p.m. | ESPN2
2021 Maui Invitational: Champions, runners-up
Duke has the most Maui titles in the tournament’s history. The Blue Devils have won the event five times: 1992, 1997, 2001, 2007 and 2011. The Blue Devils lost to Gonzaga in the 2018 finals.
Duke was one of two programs to be undefeated in the tournament before falling to Gonzaga. Going into the 2018 event, the Blue Devils were 16-0. Syracuse is 10-0.
DII Chaminade had been in every edition of the Maui Invitational until 2018. The Silverswords were back in the championship bracket in 2019 and will be in the Maui bracket in odd-numbered years going forward, including 2021. In 2017, Chaminade upset California 96-72. Here is the complete history of Chaminade in the event.
|2017||Notre Dame||Wichita State||67-66|
|2014||Arizona||San Diego State||61-59|
|2008||North Carolina||Notre Dame||102-87|