The 76 Classic began with four college basketball games on Thanksgiving Day in Anaheim, highlighted by Santa Clara's 79-76 overtime win over New Mexico on Thursday night. The second day of the four-day tournament brings us four more games, including both semifinal matchups and a pair of consolation bracket contests. Here are the relevant details of Friday's games:
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Announcers: Mark Neely and Miles Simon
Game 5 (tournament semifinal): Saint Louis Billikens vs. Villanova Wildcats, 11:30 a.m. PST (ESPN2). St. Louis dispatched Boston College in the quarterfinals with a 62-51 victory, while Villanova had little trouble with UC Riverside in a 71-46 triumph.
Game 6 (consolation bracket): Boston College Eagles vs. UC Riverside Highlanders, 2 p.m. PST (ESPN2).
Game 7 (consolation bracket): New Mexico Lobos vs. Washington State Cougars, 6:30 p.m. PST (ESPNU).
Game 8 (tournament semifinal): Santa Clara Broncos vs. Oklahoma Sooners, 9 p.m. PST (ESPN2): The Broncos upset New Mexico in overtime on Thursday, while Oklahoma pulled away from Washington State in the late game.
The tournament final will be played Sunday night at 6 p.m., and will be televised by ESPN2.