ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the 13th annual Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic, to be played Nov. 18, 19 and 22 at TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina.ESPN Events has revealed the bracket for the 13th annual Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic, to be played Nov. 18, 19 and 22 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. The field is highlighted by five teams who played in the postseason last year. West Virginia, Clemson and St. Bonaventure played in the NCAA Tournament while Boise State and Ole Miss played in the NIT. St. Bonaventure returns all five starters from a team that won the A-10 regular season and post season tournament.
The Bonnies will be joined by Boise State, Clemson, Elon, Marquette, Ole Miss, Temple and West Virginia. The opening round features a matchup between two previous Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic Champions, Clemson (2008) and Temple (2017).
The bracket-format tournament features 12 games over three days. The teams compete once per day, regardless of results. The two unbeaten teams will face off in a championship game at 7:30 p.m ET on Sunday, Nov. 21, on ESPN.
Thursday, November 18
|2 p.m.||St. Bonaventure vs. Boise State||ESPN2|
|4 p.m.||Clemson vs. Temple||ESPN2 or ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||Marquette vs. Ole Miss||ESPN2|
|9 p.m. or 9:30 p.m.||Elon vs. West Virginia||ESPN2|
Friday, November 19
|12 p.m.||Consolation #1||ESPN2 or ESPNU|
|2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.||Semifinal #1||ESPN2 or ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||Semifinal #2||ESPN2|
|9 p.m.||Consolation #2||ESPN3|
Sunday, November 21
|10:30 a.m.||7th Place Game||ESPNU|
|1 p.m.||5th Place Game||ESPN2|
|5 p.m.||3rd Place Game||ESPN2|
All-tournament tickets for the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic are on sale now. Fans can purchase discounted early bird Premium Lower Chairback seats for $163 (regularly $178) or Lower Bleacher/Upper Level for $118 (regularly $133) through August 20. All seating for the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic is general admission separated into those two tiers.
Single-session tickets will go on sale in October, pending availability. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance as Premium Lower Sideline tickets have sold out before October the past three years. Tickets are available at CharlestonClassic.com or by calling the College of Charleston box office at 843-953-2632.
Fans traveling from out of town can secure discounted hotel rates at the tournament’s official fan hotels. The city of Charleston was voted “#1 City in the US” for the eighth straight year by Travel + Leisure. Conde’ Nast voted Charleston the “Best Small City in the U.S.” for the 10th consecutive year. The average high temperature in November is 70 degrees, making it a perfect time of year to visit.
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