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Basketball Hall of Fame to Receive $1 Million Grant from the MassMutual Foundation Twenty-Five Million Dollars to be Raised to Enhance Museum

May 24, 2017 - Springfield, Mass. — Early in 2015, Jerry Colangelo, Chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors, announced the launch of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s “It’s Time to Step Forward” Capital Campaign to support the technological renovation of the museum and solidify the Hall’s endowment. Almost $25 million has been raised over the past two years, primarily from members of the national basketball community. Today, the MassMutual Foundation announces its pledge of $1 million dollars to the campaign, the largest gift thus far from a Massachusetts based entity as the Hall of Fame begins its appeal to include local organizations and individuals.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Brings Collegiate Basketball Double-Header to Mohegan Sun for Holiday Showcase on December 20

May 22, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the matchups for the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase on Wednesday, December 20 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The doubleheader will feature St. John’s (Big East) taking on Saint Joseph’s (Atlantic 10) and local favorite Providence College (Big East) versus University of Houston (American Athletic).

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Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase to Feature UConn and Oklahoma at Mohegan Sun on December 19

May 17, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the matchup of the fourth annual Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase on Tuesday, December 19 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Local favorite and 11-time National Champions UConn will take on Oklahoma, who finished the 2016-17 season with a record of 23-10 and a trip to the NCAA Tournament for the 18th consecutive year.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Tip-Off Tournament Schedule

May 10, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and brackets for the 2017 Tip-Off Tournament. The annual NCAA men’s exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 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.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Campus Round Schedule for Kansas and Syracuse Multi-Team Event

May 03, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and schedules for the campus round games leading up to the third annual Hoophall Miami Invitational. This NCAA multi-team event, sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, will feature round robin play of five teams in the two weeks leading up to the main event in Miami with Kansas and Syracuse serving as host sites. A complete schedule can be found on the next page.

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