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Phil Knight Invitational
November 23, 2017 - November 26, 2017
PK80- Phil Knight Invitational presented by State Farm will be a two-tournament men’s college basketball event held in Portland, Oregon honoring Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight for his 80th Birthday and in recognition of his significant contributions to collegiate basketball. Sixteen college teams will participate in what will be the best collection of college basketball teams in one event, at a single site, in the history of the sport.
ESPN and the Rose Quarter will host one of the largest regular season tournaments in college basketball history with games taking place in both the Moda Center and the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The event will consist of two brackets of eight teams, with each bracket limited to one team per conference. Games will be played on Thursday, November 23; Friday, November 24; and Sunday, November 26. Stay tuned for the bracket announcement and game schedules.
Trying to decide what to do in Portland? Check out events like this one, just a short distance from our Portland boutique hotel. A stay at Hotel Eastlund means you’ll be across the street from the Oregon Convention Center, next to the Moda Center and close to the best destinations, restaurants and attractions Portland has to offer. Whether you’re here for business, pleasure or looking for an event space in Portland, we look forward to helping you discover this beautiful city.