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College Basketball Invitational

Field Set for Sixth Annual CBI presented by Buick
AXS TV to air a minimum of 10 games

PRINCETON, N.J. - The 16-team field for the 2013 College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick is complete. The sixth annual event will begin with eight Opening Round games on Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20.


March 19
George Mason at College of Charleston
March 20
Texas at Houston

March 20
Tulsa at Wright State
March 20
Richmond at Bryant

March 19
Vermont at Santa Clara

March 20
Western Illinois at Purdue


March 19
Lehigh at Wyoming
March 20
North Dakota State at Western Michigan


Click HERE to view the complete bracket for the tournament.

The CBI presented by Buick is a single-elimination tournament up until the "best-of-three" Championship Series, with all games played at campus sites. After the Opening Round games, the Quarterfinal Round will take place on Monday, March 25, followed by the Semifinal Round on Wednesday, March 27. Prior to the semifinals, the remaining teams will be re-bracketed. The Championship Series is a best-of-three in which one team will host two of the three games. Those games will be played on April 1, April 3, and April 5.

Previous CBI champions include Pittsburgh (2012), Oregon (2011), VCU (2010), Oregon State (2009), and Tulsa (2008).


AXS TV is the official broadcast home for the CBI presented by Buick. AXS TV will broadcast up to eleven of the tournament's games, including doubleheaders on March 19, March 20, March 25, and March 27, as well as each game of the Championship Series. Opening Round matchups to be broadcast are:


March 19
George Mason at Charleston (7:00 PM ET)
March 19
Lehigh at Wyoming (9:00 PM ET)

March 20
Western Illinois at Purdue (7:00 PM ET)
March 20
Texas at Houston (9:00 PM ET)

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About AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 under the vision and stewardship of entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is the premier destination for live events, breaking news, and as-they-are-happening trends in the worlds of pop culture, music, fashion, and entertainment.

The largest independently owned and operated network, AXS TV was developed by entrepreneur Mark Cuban and General Manager Philip Garvin. The network partners include Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media and Creative Artists Agency (CAA). AXS TV is available in the U.S. via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Insight, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other TV providers.

AXS TV can be found online at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at

About Gazelle Group
The CBI presented by Buick is produced by the Gazelle Group of Princeton, N.J. The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. Gazelle produces numerous nationally-recognized events, such as the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, Legends Classic, Gotham Classic, and All-American Championship. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit