Originally written on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 7/16/13
Michigan will open the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip Off against Long Beach State on November 21st, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (eastern) in a game televised by ESPN2. The Wolverines’ half of the bracket also features Florida State and VCU, leaving a Michigan-VCU NCAA tournament rematch as a possibility. The other half of the bracket features Northeastern against Kansas State and Charlotte against Georgetown. Semifinal games will be played on Friday (November 22nd) with the finals on Sunday (November 24th). All tournament games will be broadcast by ESPN2, ESPNU, or ESPN3. Four of eight teams in this year’s Puerto Rico Tip Off reached the NCAA tournament last year, Georgetown, Kansas State, Michigan and VCU. Long Beach State finished 19-14 last season with a KenPom ranking of 178. Four of ESPN’s five experts predict VCU as the favorite of the event with only Andy Katz picking the Wolverines to win the tournament. Find a full rundown of Michigan’s confirmed 2013-14 scheduling dates on our future schedul...
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