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Phil Knight Invitational, Legacy Tournament Bracket Updates, Results, Schedules: Near misses mark Day 1 > Oregon

The first day of the Phil Knight Invitational and Phil Knight Legacy college basketball tournaments in Portland brought some surprises and an overtime thriller.

In the first men’s game of the day at the PK Invitational, the Portland Pilots pushed league leaders North Carolina into the closing minutes before the Tar Heels pulled away 89-81. Then Iowa State needed overtime before outlasting Villanova 81-79. In the PK Legacy, Oregon State gave No. 8 Duke all he could take before the Blue Devils won 54-51.

In the women’s PK Invitational, No. 18 Oregon challenged No. 8 North Carolina before losing 85-79 while fifth-placed Iowa state edged Michigan 80-49.

Here’s a full look at Thursday’s results, along with Friday’s schedule for college basketball tournaments, which are hosted in Portland and have brought some of the nation’s best teams and players to Rose City.

MEN

Phil Knight Invitational (see bracket)

Thursday’s results

#1 North Carolina 89, Portland 81

State of Iowa 81, Villanova 79 (OT)

No. 20 UConn 83, Oregon 59

#18 Alabama 81, #12 Michigan State 70

Friday schedule

At the Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Portland (4-3) vs. Villanova (2-3), Noon (TV on ESPN2)

No. 1 North Carolina (5-0) v Iowa State (4-0), 2:30 p.m. (TV on ESPN)

No. 20 UConn vs. No. 18 Alabama, 6:30 p.m. (TV on ESPN)

Oregon (2-3) vs. No. 12 Michigan State (3-1), 9 p.m. (TV on ESPN2)

Legacy of Phil Knight (see bracket)

Thursday’s results

No. 8 Duke 54, Oregon State 51

Xavier 90, Florida 83

No. 24 Purdue 80, West Virginia 68

#6 Gonzaga 102, Portland State 78

Friday schedule

At the Moda Center

No. 8 Duke (5-1) vs. Xavier (4-1), 12:30 p.m. (TV on ESPN)

Oregon State (3-2) vs. Florida (3-2), 3 p.m. (TV on ESPNU)

West Virginia (4-1) vs. Portland State (2-3), 6 p.m. (TV on ESPNews)

No. 24 Purdue (4-0) vs. No. 6 Gonzaga (4-1), 8:30 p.m. (TV on ESPN)

WOMEN

Phil Knight Invitational (see bracket)

Thursday’s results

#8 North Carolina 85, #18 Oregon 79

No. 5 Iowa State 80, Michigan State 49

The schedule for Sunday

consolation

No. 18 Oregon (4-1) v. Michigan State (6-1), 10 p.m., Veterans Memorial Coliseum (TV on ESPN2)

championship

No. 8 North Carolina (5-0) vs. No. 5 Iowa State (5-0), 4:30 p.m., Moda Center (TV on ESPN2)

Legacy of Phil Knight (see bracket)

Friday schedule

In the Chile Center

No.3 UConn (3-0) vs. Duke (5-0), 3 p.m. (TV on ESPN2)

No.9 Iowa (4-1) vs. Oregon State (4-0), 5:30 p.m. (TV on ESPNU)

The schedule for Sunday

championship

UConn-Duke Winners vs. Iowa-Oregon State Winners, 10 p.m., Moda Center (TV on ABC)

consolation

UConn-Duke losers vs. Iowa-Oregon State losers, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Coliseum (TV on ESPN2)

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