Bracket Unveiled for 2021 Myrtle Beach Invitational
Coming off its 24th postseason berth in program history and 18th under head coach Bob McKillop, Davidson will take on New Mexico State in the opening game of the 2021 Myrtle Beach Invitational.
The third annual event will be played November 18, 19 and 21 at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Davidson’s first-round matchup with the Aggies will be televised by ESPNU and tip at 12 p.m. with the winner/loser facing either Penn or Utah State on day two.
The Wildcats and New Mexico State last met in the opening round of the 2017 Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii, with the Aggies claiming the only previous meeting, 69-68.
The right side of the bracket consists of Oklahoma, East Carolina, Indiana State and Old Dominion.
Davidson finished the abbreviated 2020-21 campaign 13-9 overall and third in the Atlantic 10 standings with a 7-4 conference mark.
This marks the sixth consecutive season the Wildcats will play in one of ESPN’s MTEs (multi-team event).
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 34 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes five early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events and a college softball event, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.