Tip-Off Tournament begins November 17th at the Mohegan Sun Arena
Springfield, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the brackets and campus game schedule for the 2012 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).
“We are proud to release this years brackets and match-ups,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. “ As they once again showcase some of the best college programs in the country.”
The 2012 Tip-Off Tournament game schedule will be separated into two brackets. The Springfield bracket will include: Albany, Loyola, UMKC and Norfolk State University.
The Naismith bracket will include: Ohio State University, University of Washington, Seton Hall, and the University of Rhode Island. Game times for both rounds will be announced at a later date.
Pre-sale of tickets for participating school fans will go on-sale via Ticketmaster on April 23rd. 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.
Campus Round Schedule
Norfolk State University at University of Rhode Island
University of Missouri-Kansas City at Seton Hall University
University of Albany at Ohio State University
Loyola University Maryland at University of Washington
Norfolk State at Seton Hall University
University of Albany at University of Washington
University of Missouri-Kansas City at Ohio State University
Loyola University Maryland at University of Rhode Island
Neutral Site Brackets at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT
Loyola University Maryland vs. Norfolk State University (Springfield Bracket)
University of Albany vs. University of Missouri-Kansas City (Springfield Bracket)
Seton Hall University vs. University of Washington (Naismith Bracket)
Ohio State University vs. University of Rhode Island (Naismith Bracket)
Springfield Bracket Consolation
Springfield Bracket Championship
Naismith Bracket Consolation
Naismith Bracket Championship