Villanova, Temple and Saint Joseph's will compete in basketball tournaments in November 2011, ESPN announced yesterday.
Villanova is among eight teams in the field for the 76 Classic to be held Nov. 24, 25 and 27 at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center adjacent to Disneyland.
Seven teams are confirmed: Boston College, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Saint Louis, Santa Clara, Washington State and Villanova. The eighth team is to be announced.
West Virginia won the 76 Classic last season, part of the Mountaineers' run to the NCAA Final Four. Wake Forest was crowned the 2008 champion of the 76 Classic.