South Florida will be one among eight groups within the 2021 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic enviornment per separate reports by Taking place Hoops and Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports activities. Neither Tournament officers, nor ESPN Events, have confirmed the match contributors.
This would label the important thing time that the Bulls will be taking half in within the match.
Based on the reports USF will be joined by BYU, Hawai’i, Liberty, Unique Mexico Say, Northern Iowa, Stanford and Wyoming.
The eight group match – which traditionally takes spot from Dec. 22-25 – will be performed at the Stan Sheriff Center on the University of Hawai’i campus. Each and each group will play three games. The actual dates and times will be announced at a later date.
In what is going to be its 12th year, the Diamond Head Classic will but as soon as more be an ESPN match with all games diagram to broadcast on the ESPN Family of Networks
The Diamond Head Classic regularly is the fourth consecutive major early-season match/match within the final four years for USF. The Bulls participated within the 2018 Jamaica Classic and the 2019 Cayman Island Classic. USF became as soon as slated to play within the 2020 Fortress Myers Tip-Off but switched to the Basketball Hall of Status Tip-Off in Uncasville, Conn.
USF has by no means confronted Hawai’i, Northern Illinois or Stanford. The Green and Gold most now no longer too lengthy ago took on Unique Mexico Say within the 2019 Cayman Island Classic, whereas taking half in both BYU and Liberty in 2010 and Wyoming in 1991.
Outdated match champions of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic encompass USC (2009, 2017), Butler (2010), Kansas Say (2011), Arizona (2012), Iowa Say (2013), George Washington (2014), Oklahoma (2015), and San Diego Say (2016), TCU (2018) and Houston (2019).
The 2020 match became as soon as deliberate to transfer to Orlando, but became as soon as at final canceled earlier than the season began.
Rothstein moreover reported that South Florida is anticipated to face Florida within the 2021 Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.
In April, BullsInsider.com reported that USF will face Auburn at Amalie Enviornment. With the expectation that The American will return to an 18-game conference schedule, this leaves eight extra non-conference games to be scheduled for next season.