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West Virginia, St. John’s headline 2017 Advocare Invitational

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West Virginia, St. John’s, Missouri, Nebraska, Oregon State, UCF, Long Beach State, and Marist will be the eight teams in the 2017 Advocare Invitational, multiple sources told FanRag Sports and Today’s U.

Official matchups for the event will be announced at a later date.

This year’s event will take place in Orlando and begins on Thanksgiving Day.

First-round matchups include Gonzaga against Quinnpiac, Miami versus Stanford, Iowa State against Indiana State, and Seton Hall versus Florida.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via iTunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.

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