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2012 Tip-Off Tournament Game Times and Pre-Sale Tickets 

Tip-Off Tournament begins November 17th at the Mohegan Sun Arena

Springfield, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the final game times and that pre-sale tickets are now available for all games of this year’s Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.   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. 

Teams scheduled to participate in this year’s Tip-Off tournament are: Loyola University Maryland (MAAC), Norfolk State University (MEAC), Ohio State University (Big Ten), Seton Hall University (Big East), University of Albany (America East), University of Missouri-Kansas City (Summit League), University of Rhode Island (Atlantic 10), University of Washington (Pac-12).

Saturday, November 17 - (All games in one session)

12:00 pm   Norfolk State vs. Loyola-MD

2:30 pm     UMKC vs. Albany

5:00 pm     Ohio State vs. Rhode Island

7:30 pm     Seton Hall vs. Washington

Sunday, November 18 - (All games in one session)

11:30 am   Loser of 12 noon vs. Loser of 2:30 pm games from Saturday

2:00 pm     Winner of 12 noon vs. Winner of 2:30 pm games from Saturday

4:30 pm     Ohio State vs. [Washington OR Seton Hall - pending results from Saturday)

7:00 pm     Rhode Island vs. [Washington OR Seton Hall - pending results from Saturday)

Pre-sale of tickets for participating school fans will go on-sale with a special Ticketmaster password from their programs on April 23rd at 10 am ET.  General public tickets will be available starting July 23 via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  All tickets will be good for all of the games on each day of the tournament.  For up to date information on the Hall of Fame Tip-Off, ticket and hospitality packages for the weekend games, log onto www.halloffametipoff.com.