Georgetown Basketball to be Featured on ESPNU All-Access: Maui Invitational
Nov. 8, 2011
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University men's basketball fans will have the opportunity to see the Hoyas before their 2011-12 season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 8, as they will be featured in a show on ESPNU titled "All Access: EA Sports Maui Invitational." The show debuts tonight on ESPNU at 7:30 p.m.
The "All Access: EA SPORTS Maui Invitational" is one of two shows airing to feature the Hoyas on Tuesday night. The team's trip to China this past summer will be featured in a one-hour documentary, "From the Baseline," which will air on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network at 7 p.m.
The "All Access: EA SPORTS Maui Invitational" episode airing on Tuesday night is the first of four episodes. The series will be shown in four, 30-minute episodes on ESPNU throughout November and will chronicle two freshmen from UCLA, Kansas, Memphis and Georgetown as they begin school, start practice, prepare for the season and travel to Maui for the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament.
For a sneak peak of the series, check out the trailer on the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational YouTube Channel.
The second episode of "All Access: EA Sports Maui Invitational" will air on Wednesday, Nov. 16 (11:30 p.m.), the third episode airs on Sunday, Nov. 20 (8 p.m.) and the final episode airs on Wednesday, Nov. 30 (11:30 p.m.).
The 28th annual EA SPORTS Maui Invitational will launch the college basketball season with a stellar field. The Championship Round includes Island Teams Duke, Georgetown, Kansas, Memphis, Michigan, Tennessee, UCLA and host Chaminade. Played fewer than 1,000 yards from the Pacific Ocean at Maui's Lahaina Civic Center Nov. 21-23, four previous Maui champions, Duke (1992, 1997, 2001, 2007), Kansas (1996), Michigan (1985, 1988) and UCLA (2006), will return to the island in search of another Maui title and early-season bragging rights. All eight teams, including Division II Chaminade, participated in the 2011 NCAA® Tournament. The four newly-added Mainland Teams that will participate in the Opening Games and Regional Games, part of the Tournament's expansion, are Belmont, Middle Tennessee State, Towson and UNC Greensboro.