Schedule Set for Las Vegas Invitational for KU Men's Hoops

July 28, 2006


A marquee match-up between the nation’s preseason No. 1 and No. 2 teams highlights the 2006 Findlay Toyota Las Vegas Invitational, which culminates November 24 and 25 at the Orleans Arena.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Defending NCAA Champion Florida and defending Big 12 Champion Kansas headline the field of eight teams, which also includes Western Kentucky, Ball State, Tennessee Chattanooga, Tennessee State, Towson State, and Prairie View A&M. Each team will play four games – the first two at campus sites, and the final two at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas November 24 and 25th. Florida takes on Kansas November 25 at 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time on ESPN2.

Tickets will be on sale at the Orleans Arena. Williams Educational Fund members can order tickets through the Kansas Athletics ticket office at or 785.864.3141. Orleans Arena contact information is 702.284.7777 or on the web at


Nov. 18

Tennessee-Chattanooga at Florida

Nov. 19

Towson University at KANSAS, 7 p.m. (Jayhawk TV)

Tennessee State at Western Kentucky

Prairie View A&M at Ball State


Nov. 21

Tennessee-Chattanooga at Ball State

Towson Univeristy at Western Kentucky

Tennessee State at KANSAS, 7 p.m. (Jayhawk TV)

Prairie View A&M at Florida

THIRD ROUND (at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas)

Nov. 24

Tennessee State vs. Prairie View A&M, 1:30 p.m.

Tennessee-Chattanooga vs. Towson University, 4 p.m.

Ball State vs. KANSAS, 7 p.m. (Jayhawk TV)

Florida vs. Western Kentucky, 9:30 p.m.

FINAL ROUND (at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas)

Nov. 25

Loser TSU/PVA&M vs. Loser TCU/TU, 1:30 p.m.

Winner TSU/PVA&M vs. Winner TCU/TU, 4 p.m.

Western Kentucky vs. Ball State, 6:30 p.m.

KANSAS vs. Florida, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

All times are Central