July 18, 2017
The University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team will begin the 2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational three-day tournament in Maui, Hawai’i, with Division II Chaminade on Monday, November 20, at 9 p.m. ET (4 p.m. HT).
The Silverswords are the traditional host of the highly respected early-season tournament and own Maui Invitational victories over top-ranked Virginia (1982), Providence (1991) and Texas (2012). The winner of the Notre Dame – Chaminade (Game Three) matchup will face the winner of Michigan – LSU (Game Four) in Game Eight on Tuesday, November 21 at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Marquette, VCU, Wichita State and California make up the other half of the bracket.
Chaminade is the only Catholic school in the state of Hawai’i. They finished the 2016-17 season with an 18-11 record in the Pacific West Conference. The Silverswords have a 7-78 all-time record in the Maui Invitational. Notre Dame defeated Chaminade 94-78 in the 1993 Maui Invitational (then called the Maui Classic)
Notre Dame 2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Schedule
Game Three – Notre Dame at Chaminade, Monday, November 20, 9 p.m. ET (4 p.m. local)
If Game Three Win – Game Eight – Tuesday, November 21, 10:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. local)
If Game Eight Win – Championship – Wednesday, November 22, 10:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. local)
If Game Three Loss – Game Seven – Tuesday, November 21, 8 p.m. ET (3 p.m. local)
If Game Seven Win – Fifth-Place Game – Wednesday, November 22, 5 p.m. ET (Noon local)
If Game Seven Loss – Seventh-Place Game – Wednesday, November 22, 2:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. local)
Notre Dame Maui Invitational History
Notre Dame 88, Indiana 50
Notre Dame 81, Texas 80
North Carolina 102, Notre Dame 87
Arizona 98, Notre Dame 79
Notre Dame 94, Chaminade 78
Texas 89, Notre Dame 72
- Notre Dame is 3-3 all-time in the Maui Invitational, including a runner-up finish in 2008.
- The 2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational will mark Notre Dame’s fifth trip to the Hawaiian Islands for an early-season tournament appearance.
- In 1966, the Irish traveled to Hawai’i for the first time in program history for the Rainbow Classic. The Irish suffered two close losses to California (69-63) and Montana (70-69) in the two-game tournament.
- In 2001, the Irish took part in the Hawaii-Pacific Thanksgiving Classic in Honolulu, defeating Hawaii-Pacific, Tennessee-Chattanooga and Monmouth on the way to the tournament title.