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2022 Phil Knight Invitational (PKI): Bracket, live stream, start times, TV schedule, channel, teams

The Phil Knight Invitational brings top-ranked UNC, MSU to Portland in single elimination Thanksgiving tourney.

Michigan State v Wisconsin Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images

Several of the NCAA’s top men’s basketball teams will come together over Thanksgiving weekend at the Phil Knight Invitational in Portland, Oregon to face off in an eight-team tournament.

The No. 1 UNC Tar Heels will be there, as will the quickly-rising No. 12 Michigan State Spartans. Villanova and No. 18 Alabama join the field, along with No. 20 UConn, Oregon, Iowa State, and Portland. This is just the third iteration of the event, which was first held in 2017.

This is a single-elimination tournament, and losing teams will continue to play each other via consolation brackets for third-to-eighth place. It begins on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Sunday, Nov. 27. Here’s all the information you need on how to watch:

How to watch

Live online stream: WatchESPN

Bracket, schedule, results

Quarterfinals: Thursday, November 24

Game 1: North Carolina Tar Heels 89, Portland Pilots 81
Game 2: Iowa State Cyclones 81 Villanova Wildcats 79 (OT)
Game 3: UConn Huskies 83, Oregon Ducks 59
Game 4: Alabama Crimson Tide 81, Michigan State Spartans 70

Semifinals: Friday, November 25

Game 5: Portland 83, Villanova 71
Game 6: Iowa State 70, North Carolina 65
Game 7: UConn 82, Alabama 67
Game 8: Michigan State 74, Oregon 70

Finals: Sunday, November 27

Game 9 (Third Place): Alabama 103, North Carolina 101
Game 10 (Championship): Iowa State vs. UConn 10:00 p.m. ESPN
Game 11 (Fifth Place): Michigan State 78, Portland 77
Game 12 (Seventh Place): Oregon 74, Villanova 67

All times ET

If you aren’t around a TV to watch a game, you can stream it via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Stream, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.