(Nov. 24-27, 2016): The Gonzaga Bulldogs held off the Iowa State Cyclones 73-71 to win the 2016 AdvoCare Invitational championship. No. 11 Gonzaga has won this premier college basketball tournament in each of its three appearances: 2008. 2012 and now 2016.
The 11th annual AdvoCare Invitational, which takes place at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort, featured three teams that advanced to the Sweet 16 in last year’s NCAA Tournament – Gonzaga, Iowa State and Miami – as well as Big East champion Seton Hall. Other participants included Florida, which advanced to the third round of the NIT Postseason tournament last season, Indiana State, Quinnipiac and Stanford.