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In its 36th year, the Maui Invitational basketball tournament shows no sign of slowing down

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017
                                Chaminade’s Justin Bridges elevated for a layup during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational seventhplace game against California at the Lahaina Civic Center on Nov. 22, 2017. The Silverswords defeated the Golden Bears 96-72.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017

    Chaminade’s Justin Bridges elevated for a layup during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational seventhplace game against California at the Lahaina Civic Center on Nov. 22, 2017. The Silverswords defeated the Golden Bears 96-72.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017
                                Chaminade’s Nick Anderson drove down court against the California Golden Bears in the tournament’s seventh-place game on Nov. 22, 2017.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017

    Chaminade’s Nick Anderson drove down court against the California Golden Bears in the tournament’s seventh-place game on Nov. 22, 2017.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018
                                Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke celebrated after his team scored against Duke in the Maui Invitational championship game on Nov. 21, 2018. The Bulldogs went on to defeat the Blue Devils 89-87.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018

    Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke celebrated after his team scored against Duke in the Maui Invitational championship game on Nov. 21, 2018. The Bulldogs went on to defeat the Blue Devils 89-87.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018
                                The Lahaina Civic Center can seat a crowd of 2,500.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018

    The Lahaina Civic Center can seat a crowd of 2,500.

The Maui Jim Maui Invitational, set to tip off Monday for the 36th time, wasn’t always the prestigious, high-profile college basketball tournament it is today. It actually started on the Big Island. Read more

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