The Maryland men’s basketball team will join Alabama, Colorado, Iona, Purdue, Temple, Western Michigan and Wichita State in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, to be held Nov. 17, 18 and 20 in San Juan.
First-round matchups for the bracket-style tournament haven’t been announced yet, but here’s a look at how the Terrapins have fared in the past against the tournament field.
Alabama: Maryland leads, 3-0 (last game was 1985).
Colorado: Maryland has never played the Buffaloes.
Iona: Maryland leads, 2-0 (last game was 2006; teams also met in 2000 NCAA tournament).
Purdue: Maryland has never played the Boilermakers.
Temple: Temple leads, 5-4. The Owls defeated the Terrapins, 64-61, at the BB&T Classic in December.
Western Michigan: Maryland has never played the Broncos.
Wichita State: Maryland leads, 1-0 (only meeting was in 1968).
So who’s going to make the trip?