Don’t Miss the Wooden Legacy at the Anaheim Arena

This Thanksgiving weekend, the Wooden Legacy men’s collegiate basketball tournament returns to the Anaheim Convention Center Arena for three action-packed days! Formed in 2013 when the John R. Wooden Classic merged with the Anaheim Classic, this annual eight-team tournament features 12 games, with each team playing one game per day.

This year’s participating teams include Arizona (Pac-12), College of Charleston (Colonial Athletic), Long Beach State (Big West), Penn (Ivy), Pepperdine (West Coast), Providence (BIG EAST), UCF (American Athletic) and Wake Forest (Atlantic Coast).

Here’s everything you need to know for the 2019 Wooden Legacy happening November 28, 29 and December 1.

Where to Buy Tickets for the Wooden Legacy

You can purchase tickets for all sessions or choose tickets for specific sessions online here. The 12-game all-session tickets start from $150 for the lower bowl and $100 for the upper bowl. As an extra bonus, you'll also receive priority seating for the 2020 Wooden Legacy.

If you can’t make it to the event, all 12 games of the 2019 Wooden Legacy will air on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and are also available on the ESPN App.

Wooden Legacy 2019 Game Schedule

Don’t miss your favorite teams as they face off over three days. Times listed below are Pacific Standard Time.

Thursday, November 28

Game 1 – Providence vs. Long Beach State, 11 am, ESPNU
Game 2 – Wake Forest vs. College of Charleston, 1:30 pm ESPNews
Game 3 – UCF vs. Penn, 5:30 pm, ESPNU
Game 4 – Pepperdine vs. Arizona, 8 pm, ESPN2

Friday, November 29

Game 5 – Providence/Long Beach State winner vs. Wake Forest/College of Charleston winner, 11 am, ESPN2/ESPNews
Game 6 – Providence/Long Beach State loser vs. Wake Forces/College of Charleston loser, 1 or 1:30 pm, ESPN2/ESPNU
Game 7 – UCF/Penn loser vs. Pepperdine/Arizona loser, 6 pm, ESPNews
Game 8 – UCF/Penn winner vs. Pepperdine/Arizona winner, 8:30 pm, ESPN2

Sunday, December 1

Game 9 – Game 6 and Game 7 winners, 10:30 am, 12:30 or 1 pm, ESPN2/ESPNews
Game 10 – Game 5 and Game 8 losers, 10:30 am, 12:30 or 1 pm, ESPN2/ESPNews
Game 11 – Game 6 and Game 7 losers, 3:30 pm, ESPN2/ESPNU
Game 12 – Championship – Game 5 and Game 8 winners, 6 pm, ESPN

Where to Stay for the Wooden Legacy 2019

Late November is a great time to visit Orange County. Plan a trip to see the Wooden Legacy and enjoy discounted hotel rooms at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel, located just steps away from the Anaheim Arena and across the street from the Disneyland Resort.