2022 Phil Knight Invitational: Michigan State's bracket set, per report
The 2022 Phil Knight Invitational tournament is set for Thanksgiving weekend. Titled PK85 for Knight’s 85th birthday, Michigan State will head to Portland to play in the non-conference matchup.
According to Jon Rothstein with CBS Sports, the Spartans will kick off their side of the bracket with a matchup from the SEC. Michigan State is expected to play head coach Nate Oats and his Alabama squad.
UNC vs. Portland, Villanova vs. Iowa State and UConn vs. Oregon are expected to round out the first round of games.
Sources: The bracket for the Phil Knight Invitational version of the PK85 is set.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) July 25, 2022
This year, the tournament is bigger than ever. There will be two separate men’s brackets – the Phil Knight Invitation and the Phil Knight Legacy – with a 4-team women’s bracket.
First games will be played Nov. 24 with the tournament running through Sunday, Nov. 27.