TCL Vancouver Showcase Men’s Tournament Preview

BY MIKE FIELDS Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins sounded like he was taping a commercial for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce when he was asked about his team’s upcoming visit to Canada to play in the TCL Vancouver Showcase. “It checks every box,” Hopkins said. “It’s one of the greatest cities in the…

TCL announced as title sponsor of inaugural Vancouver Showcase

VANCOUVER, B.C. – TCL®, North America’s fastest-growing TV brand, will join Sport Hosting Vancouver to co-sponsor the inaugural Vancouver Showcase men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments. The event, now known as the “TCL Vancouver Showcase,” features four men’s teams and eight women’s teams competing Nov. 18-24, 2018 in the first NCAA Division I tournaments staged…

Vancouver Showcase adds third day for men’s tournament

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Basketball fans in Vancouver will now have an additional opportunity to watch some of the best programs in U.S. college basketball when the Vancouver Showcase tips-off at the Vancouver Convention Centre. A revised men’s format, featuring a newly confirmed match-up between Washington vs. Minnesota on Nov. 21 was announced today as organizers…

Loaded Vancouver Showcase women’s fields tips with 2018 National Champion Notre Dame battling Gonzaga

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Defending NCAA Champion Notre Dame will tip-off the inaugural Vancouver Showcase women’s tournament against two-time defending West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga on Thursday, Nov. 22 at noon PT at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The loaded field also includes 2017 National Champion South Carolina and Pac-12 power Oregon State. Tournament organizer, bd Global,…

Minnesota & Texas A&M headline Vancouver Showcase in November 2018

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Basketball Showcase will launch in November 2018 and be headlined by the men’s programs at Minnesota and Texas A&M. The event, which features an eight-team men’s tournament and an eight-team women’s tournament, was originally scheduled for the 2017-18 season. U.S.-based bd Global, the event promoter, announced the change and headline teams today.…