The fifth annual 76 Classic college basketball tournament begins on Thanksgiving Day at the Anaheim Convention Center. Eight teams from eight different conferences will do battle on three of the next four days. Here is all the relevant information you need to know about the 76 Classic, its history, television broadcast information, game times, and odds for each game.
Game 1 - Boston College Eagles vs. Saint Louis Billikens, 11 a.m. PST (ESPNU): St. Louis is favored by 17.5 points.
Game 2 - Villanova Wildcats vs. UC Riverside Highlanders, 1:30 p.m. PST (ESPN2): Villanova is favored by 13 points.
Game 3 - New Mexico Lobos vs. Santa Clara Broncos, 6 p.m. PST (ESPNU):New Mexico is favored by 7.5 points.
Game 4 - Oklahoma Sooners vs. Washington State Cougars, 8:30 p.m. PST (ESPN2): Washington State is favored by 2 points.
Point spreads courtesy of Odds Shark.
76 Classic History: Past Champions
2010: UNLV Runnin' Rebels: Lon Kruger coached UNLV to a tournament win last year, and he's back this year in his first year at Oklahoma
2009: West Virginia Mountaineers
2008: Wake Forest Demon Deacons
2007: USC Trojans (wins later vacated due to NCAA penalties surrounding O.J. Mayo)