The Emerald Coast Classic is an 8 team college basketball tournament held during Thanksgiving of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, with the inaugural tournament beginning in 2014.

Third round and championship round games are held on the campus of Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida.

The Emerald Coast Classic is presented by Global Sports, which has now promoted 42 multi-team college basketball events since 2007.

Schedule & Tickets

The third round and championship round of the 2018 Emerald Coast Classic will be held in Niceville, Florida on November 23 & 24.

Three games from Niceville will be televised on CBS Sports Network.

Tickets for the 2018 Emerald Coast Classic will go on sale in September.

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2018 Emerald Coast Classic Sponsors

  • Preferred Travel Partner

    The Island
  • Courtside Sponsor

    Salt Water Vacations

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  • Marco's Pizza

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