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Texas bracket set for holiday tournament in Florida

Longhorns open the holiday tournament against Quinnipiac

Posted August 30th, 2018

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  • The regular season begins with a home game against Duquesne

The bracket for a women’s basketball invitational in Florida that includes Texas has been set.

Texas will open the sixth annual Gulf Coast Showcase at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 against Quinnipiac (of Hamden, Conn.) at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla. The eight-team field includes five teams that played in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

If Texas wins, the Horns will play the winner of the Missouri-Michigan game on Nov. 24.

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The complete tournament field is as follows: Ball State, Fordham, Duke, Michigan, Missouri, Quinnipiac, Texas and Washington. Each participating university will play three games at the showcase.

Quinnipiac  won two consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championships and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2018.

The championship, third-Place and fifth-place games will be Nov. 25.

UT opens its season Nov. 8 against Duquesne.

 

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