Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Tickets Now on Sale
Monday July 23
Tickets now on-sale to general public for Mohegan Sun Event
Springfield, Mass. - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced that tickets for the 2012 Tip-Off Tournament are now on-sale as of 10:00 AM EST on Monday July 23. Tickets are available via the Mohegan Sun Arena box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. The annual NCAA men's exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place on Saturday, November 17, and Sunday, November 18 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut highlighted by eight schools in two four-team brackets.
This year's Tip-Off tournament teams are Loyola - MD (MAAC), Norfolk State University (MEAC), Ohio State University (Big Ten), Seton Hall University (Big East), University of Albany (America East), University of Missouri at Kansas City (Summit League), University of Rhode Island (Atlantic 10) and the University of Washington (Pac-12).
|Naismith Bracket||Springfield Bracket|
|Ohio State University||University of Albany|
|Seton Hall University||Loyola University of Maryland|
|University of Washington||UMKC|
|University of Rhode Island||Norfolk State|
For more information on the Hall of Fame Tip-Off, ticket packages, hospitality packages for the weekend games and campus site schedule, log onto www.halloffametipoff.com
About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Basketball, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level -professional, collegiate, men and women.
About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.
About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:
The MAAC, headquartered in Edison, N.J., consists of 10 member institutions: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Loyola University Maryland, Manhattan College, Marist College, Niagara University, Rider University, Saint Peter's College and Siena College. For more on the conference, please visit www.maacsports.com.
|HALL OF FAME MEDIA CONTACT:||MOHEGAN SUN CONTACT:|
|Kevin Foley, Position Sports||Cathy Soper, Mohegan Sun|
|Media Contact||Public Relations Manager|