Archive for the ‘Maui Invitational’ Category

Maui Invitational: Championship Game

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I'm back courtside once again for the finals of the 2009 EA Sports Maui Invitational. We're about 15 minutes from tip-off for the game between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Cincinnati Bearcats. The game can be seen live on ESPN. I'll be giving you constant updates on this one as ...

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

OK, so I took this photo on the floor after the championship game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational last week. Now, I'm not one to judge, but is it me, or is Luke Harangody a little cross-eyed? Now don't get me wrong, Gody is a heck of a college basketball ...

2008 Maui Invitational Preview

Monday, November 24th, 2008

As many of you know, I'm a lucky bastard. Every year in late November, I head to Maui with my family to spend Thanksgiving on the beach. But along with relaxing in paradise, we also make sure to attend the EA Sports Maui Invitational, which is easily the nation's best ...

Maui Invitational: Day Three

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

The final day in Maui is always a sad one. It's my fifth year coming to this tournament and I know I sound like a broken record, but I can't emphasize how great it is. It's such a fun, relaxed, closely packed atmosphere and the competition is always fantastic. This ...

Maui Invitational: Day Two

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

An interesting day here in Maui. The games weren't great but the performances by individual teams were. In fact, the opening game was the only one that stayed competitive throughout. Chaminade v. LSU LSU continues to disappoint. They have so much athleticism but just don't know how to put it all together ...

Day 3 At The Maui Invitational

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

Today I'm going to go over the games in order, and just give you a brief recap and some final thoughts on each team, their fans and the tournament in general. Purdue v. DePaul (Fifth place game) Purdue 81, DePaul 73 The Boilers led the entire way in this one and were even ...

Day 2 At The Maui Invitational

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Today started bright and early at 8:30 local time with Purdue taking on the Oklahoma fightin'' Capels, and it actually ended up being the best game of the tournament so far. Here's the recap, and of course, a picture of Rick Majerus' comically large head. I don't know what it ...

Maui Update Games 3 & 4

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

#22 Kentucky v. DePaul A pretty good game after Kentucky jumped out to an 18-7 lead, but DePaul hung in and fought back. Kentucky ended up winning 87-81 after Ramel Bradley and Bobby Perry stepped in and took charges with under 1:11 left in the game. We've been hearing about how ...