ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -There will be a smaller field of men's basketball teams for the 2009 Great Alaska Shootout.
The university announced Friday that six teams instead of the traditional eight will comprise this year's tournament, scheduled for Nov. 24-28 in Anchorage.
With the smaller field, the tournament will feature Olympic-style pool play instead of the traditional tournament.
Men's teams scheduled to play this year are Alaska Anchorage, Houston, Nicholls State, Oklahoma, San Diego and Washington State.
The four teams that will play in the women's tournament are Alaska Anchorage, Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina and Western Carolina.

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Trimble returning to Maryland The Maryland Terrapins got some good news last week as Melo Trimble announced he will be returning to the team for his junior...
Thumbnail Texas to contend in 2016-17? Now with a year at Texas under his belt, can Shaka Smart expect bigger things from the Longhorns in 2016-17?
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Championship Odds Following Villanova’s big win in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, who has emerged as the favorite to win the 2017 NCAA Tournament?
Thumbnail Will Huskies reach hallowed ground vs.Orange?   As the old saying goes, three things are certain in life: death, taxes and UConn in an NCAA tournament setting.
Thumbnail Nova vs. UNC Player Prop Odds & Picks Here’s a look at some of the player prop odds ahead of tonight’s national championship matchup between North Carolina and Villanova at 9:19PM ET.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages