Men's Basketball To Play In 2018 Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame Tip Off Tournament

May 17, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced on May 15 the field of teams and brackets for the 2018 Tip-Off Tournament presented by Citi. The annual NCAA men’s exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Eight schools will compete in two four-team brackets with campus round games leading up to the Mohegan Sun Arena contests.

Teams scheduled to participate in this year’s Tip-Off Tournament are: George Washington University (Atlantic 10), College of the Holy Cross (Patriot League), University of Michigan (Big Ten), Norfolk State University (Mid-Eastern), Providence College (Big East), Siena College (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), University of South Carolina (SEC) and Stony Brook University (America East).

“With the recent extension of our partnership with Mohegan Sun and the addition of Citi as our presenting partner, we couldn’t be more excited about this year’s event,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. “The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament has cemented itself as one of the best early season competitions and we look forward to hosting this year’s teams and loyal fans.”

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will continue to serve as the host conference for the annual event. The MAAC has developed a strong partnership with the Basketball Hall of Fame, including the addition of a MAAC exhibit in the Hall of Fame museum in Springfield, Massachusetts. General public tickets will go on sale Friday, September 7 at 10am ET via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Arena box office. Pre-sales for participating schools begin Thursday, June 1. Neutral site game schedule, television details and an exclusive pre-sale opportunity via Citi will be released at a later date. For more information, please visit www.halloffametipoff.com.

 

 

 
Naismith Bracket
George Washington University 
University of Michigan 
Providence College 
University of South Carolina 
Springfield Bracket
College of the Holy Cross 
Norfolk State University 
Siena College 
Stony Brook University 

Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament presented by Citi Schedule Campus Round Schedule November 6 Siena College at Providence College Norfolk State University at University of Michigan Stony Brook University at George Washington University

November 8 Siena College at George Washington University

November 9 Stony Brook University at University of South Carolina

November 10 Holy Cross at University of Michigan

November 13 Holy Cross at Providence College Norfolk State University at University of South Carolina

Neutral Site Brackets at Mohegan Sun Arena (November 16 – 17 – 18) Springfield Bracket Day 1 Stony Brook University vs Holy Cross Norfolk State University vs Siena College

Day 2 Consolation Game Championship Game

Naismith Bracket Day 1 University of Michigan vs George Washington University University of South Carolina vs Providence College

Day 2 Consolation Game Championship Game

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