For thirty years, Maui has showcased the best of college basketball

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When Chaminade University defeated unbeaten Virginia in 1982, the Maui Invitational was born.

When Chaminade University defeated unbeaten Virginia in 1982, the Maui Invitational was born.

Few is eager to get to the island, don a Hawaiian shirt ("Honestly, I wish we could wear those all season," he says) and start preparing for the three-day gauntlet before his team can relax and enjoy the beach and a Thanksgiving feast on Thursday. "You have to be prepared for anything in this tournament," says Few. "It's an intense few days. But if you can make it to Thursday, it's a great deal."