Posted with permission, article and pictures, courtesy of University of Hawaii Manoa
ESPN Events has unveiled the matchups for the 2022 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic to be held December 22nd through the 25th. The tournament will feature eight teams with twelve games played over the four day stretch at the SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. This year marks the 13th edition of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic.
The participating teams are George Washington (Atlantic 10), Iona (MAAC), Pepperdine (West Coast), Seattle U (Western Athletic), SMU (American Athletic), Utah State (Mountain West), Washington State (Pac-12) and tournament host Hawai’i (Big West).
Four teams in the 2022 field were part of the postseason last season, including a Washington State squad that advanced to the NIT semifinals. The Cougars were the 2010 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic runner-up, while 2014 tournament champion George Washington also makes its return to Honolulu.