Tuesday
May052015

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Women’s Challenge Schedule

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and schedule for the Women’s Challenge. The annual NCAA women’s exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place Sunday, November 29 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut with campus round games leading up to the main event. All proceeds from the Women’s Challenge will benefit the non-profit Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Tuesday
Apr282015

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Tip-Off Tournament Schedule

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and brackets for the 2015 Tip-Off Tournament. The annual NCAA men’s exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut highlighted by eight schools in two four-team brackets with campus round games taking place around the Mohegan Sun Arena schedule.

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Thursday
Apr162015

Elks Hoop Shoot National Finalists Compete for a Spot in the Hall of Fame

Michael Jordan. Bob Knight. Bailey Finn. What do these athletes have in common? They all have their names permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame—Michael Jordan as an NBA champion, Bob Knight as a successful college coach, and Bailey Finn as a 2014 Elks Hoop Shoot Champion.

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Friday
Apr102015

Frank Kaminsky, Breanna Stewart, D’Angelo Russell and Delon Wright among Recipients at Inaugural College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s

Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, Delon Wright of Utah, D’Angelo Russell of Ohio State and Breanna Stewart of Connecticut are among the student athletes to receive an award during the inaugural College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s on ESPN2 Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m. ET at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams hosted the one-hour program celebrating college basketball’s top players and coach with the live announcement of eight post-season honors.

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Tuesday
Apr072015

Connecticut Point Guard Moriah Jefferson Named 2015 Lieberman Award Winner

Yesterday at the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Award Show at the Women’s Final Four in Tampa, Florida, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Moriah Jefferson from the University of Connecticut as the winner of the 2015 Nancy Lieberman Award. Now in its fifteenth year, the award recognizes the top point guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball.

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