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UMass, Harvard set for hoops holiday

If you end up feeling gorged on football this weekend, there is an alternative -- a smorgasbord of early-season college basketball tournaments.

A new entry on the menu -- the Battle 4 Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas -- features UMass and Harvard along with defending national champ UConn. The tourney kicks off with four first-round games on Thanksgiving and wraps up Saturday.

ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan takes a look at the field with heavy doses on the Minutemen and Crimson, asking if Derek Kellogg's 4-0 UMass team is for real and whether this is a spot for Harvard to soak up some of the national spotlight. UMass opens against a solid Florida State team and Harvard meets Utah.

Brennan also includes Harvard's Keith Wright and UMass point guard Chaz Williams as players to watch.

Click here to check out the tourney preview.