LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Former tournament champion Notre Dame and Oregon headline the 2021 Maui Invitational field.
The bracket, announced Friday, also includes Butler, Houston, Saint Mary’s, Wisconsin, Texas A&M and host Chaminade.
Notre Dame won the Maui title in its last appearance in 2017, beating Wichita State in the championship game.
Wisconsin is making its fourth Maui appearance and Oregon will play at the tiny Lahaina Civic Center for the third time. Saint Mary’s is headed to Maui for the first time and Texas A&M is returning for the first time since 1994.
Kansas beat Dayton 90–84 in overtime to win the 2019 title.
North Carolina, Indiana and Texas headline the 2020 Maui Invitational, scheduled for Nov. 23–25.