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USC, Oklahoma, Seton Corridor, Iowa in new San Diego tourney

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The group that puts on the Holiday Bowl is branching out with a college basketball tournament that will feature an inaugural field of Southern California, Oklahoma, Seton Hall and Iowa during the Thanksgiving holiday.The Rady Children’s Invitational will be played Nov. 23-24 at UC San Diego’s 4,000-seat Lion Tree Arena and

USC, Oklahoma, Seton Corridor, Iowa in new San Diego tourney

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The group that places on the Vacation Bowl is branching out with a university basketball event that can characteristic an inaugural discipline of Southern California, Oklahoma, Seton Corridor and Iowa through the Thanksgiving vacation.

The Rady Kids’s Invitational shall be performed Nov. 23-24 at UC San Diego’s 4,000-seat Lion Tree Enviornment and televised by Fox Sports activities.

The thought for the hoops tourney happened after the Vacation Bowl promoted a soccer sport between Notre Dame and Navy in San Diego in 2018.

“We will do much more than simply the Vacation Bowl,” Mark Neville, CEO of Sports activities San Diego, mentioned Tuesday. “One of many issues that we’ve been kicking round was doing a basketball event. For us it was a pure as a result of our mission is to drive tourism, financial advantages, civic satisfaction and publicity for San Diego. If we’re going to go in, we need to go massive.”

Neville mentioned Purdue, which spent a number of weeks ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 and is presently No. 5, has been signed for the 2024 event.

Steve Fisher, the previous San Diego State and Michigan coach, is serving as an envoy for the event and helps to line up groups for future fields.

Fisher mentioned his first journey to San Diego was for the 1975 Last 4, when the UCLA Bruins gained the title in John Wood’s ultimate sport as coach.

“I ran to the foyer after I received right here and known as my spouse Angie and advised her, ’If there’s a slice of Heaven on Earth, I discovered it. We’re going to avoid wasting sufficient cash to trip right here,” Fisher mentioned at a information convention at a restaurant on San Diego Bay.

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“Lo and behold I’ve lived right here 24 years and that is dwelling for me. So to have this venue to start out with, and all these different facilities we’ve to supply, no pun meant, it’s a slam dunk that this occasion shall be one of the crucial spectacular ones within the nation because it grows in its stature being a part of the exempt occasions in our school basketball world,” Fisher mentioned.

Rady Kids’s Hospital-San Diego is likely one of the largest kids’s hospitals on the West Coast.


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