🏀 Kansas to Participate in the 2023 Maui Invitational
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas will be returning to the Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii, for the 2023 Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The 2023 field will be the 40th annual tournament, which will run Nov. 20-22. Due to COVID-19, the previous two Maui Invitationals were held in the U.S. mainland.
Kansas will be joined by Gonzaga, Marquette, Purdue, Syracuse, Tennessee, UCLA and Chaminade. This will be the eighth time KU has played in the Maui Invitational and the Jayhawks have won the tournament the past two trips to the event in 2015 and 2019. KU also won the 1996 title.
Kansas is 18-6 all-time in the Maui Invitational and has reached the championship game four times, coming away with three titles. In 2019, KU defeated Dayton, 90-84 in overtime.