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Tickets for the 2019 Orlando Invitational – set for Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2019 – are now on sale.

Tickets for the three-day tournament that will be played at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort went on sale last month. Fans can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster outlets ( and at the sports complex box office. The 12-game passes range from $130 to $150 and single-game tickets go on sale in October.

The tournament, considered one of the best early-season college basketball tournaments in the country, has traditionally attracted basketball heavyweights such as Villanova, Michigan State, Kansas, Georgetown and Michigan.

This year’s field includes two teams ranked in ESPN’s Top 25 pre-season poll (No. 9 Maryland & No. 25 USC), plus Davidson, Fairfield, Harvard, Marquette, Texas A&M and Temple.

The three-day tournament is played over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and players get to spend free time enjoying the Disney theme parks and attractions and are also treated to Thanksgiving dinner.

Media members interested in covering this year’s event should contact Charley Green (

The games will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS.

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