$15 Combo Tickets for High School and College Events Available Now
MIAMI, Flor. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the high school matchups as part of the fourth annual Hoophall Miami Invitational. As previously announced, AmericanAirlines Arena will host four college match-ups on Saturday, December 1st featuring St. John’s University vs Georgia Tech, University of Miami vs Yale University, North Carolina State University vs Vanderbilt University and Texas Tech University vs University of Memphis.
Prior to the main college event, the Basketball Hall of Fame will host a variety of events in the Miami community including a youth clinic and a local high school basketball showcase. Ten high school teams will have the exclusive opportunity to take the court at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday, November 28th. Top players to watch from the Class of 2019 and 2020 include Vernon Carey (NSU University School), Scottie Barnes (NSU University School), and Dudley Blackwell (Westminster Academy).
“The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to support and celebrate all levels of the game from coast to coast,” said John L. Doleva, President & CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We look forward to providing these student-athletes with a unique opportunity to play in a storied NBA venue such as AmericanAirlines Arena and hosting their fans in the beautiful city of Miami.”
For just $15, fans will receive admission to all five high school matchups on November 28th, plus the college quadruple-header on December 1st. To take advantage of this special offer, fans must purchase their tickets at one of the participating schools or at the AmericanAirlines Arena box office on game day.
Additional ticket options are available for the 2018 Hoophall Miami Invitational via Ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more may purchase discounted tickets by calling (786) 777- DUNK.
Hoophall Miami Invitational High School Showcase Schedule
2:00 p.m. Miami Norland vs. Davie Western
3:40 p.m. North Miami vs. Oakland Park Northeast
5:20 p.m. Miami Palmetto vs. Fort Lauderdale Westminster Academy
7:00 p.m. South Miami vs. NSU University School
8:40 p.m. Miami Christian vs. Fort Lauderdale Stranahan
About AmericanAirlines Arena
Since its opening on December 31, 1999, the 19,600-seat AmericanAirlines Arena has proudly hosted megastars such as Adele, Marc Anthony, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Drake, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Pearl Jam, Madonna, Maná, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars to name a few. In addition, AmericanAirlines Arena is home to family shows such as the Harlem Globetrotters and Disney on Ice. AmericanAirlines Arena has also played host to several live televised events including annual award shows such as Univision’s Premio Lo Nuestro and five NBA Finals, each placing Miami in the international spotlight. Private events have included product launches, corporate basketball tournaments, gala dinners and a host of meetings, large and small. For more information, please visit AAArena.com.
About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level – men and women, amateur and professional players, both domestically and internationally. The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 400 inductees and over 40,000 square feet of basketball history. Nearly 200,000 people visit the Hall of Fame museum each year to learn about the game, experience the interactive exhibits and test their skills on the Jerry Colangelo "Court of Dreams." Best known for its annual marquee Enshrinement Ceremony honoring the game’s elite players, coaches and contributors, the Hall of Fame also operates over 70 high school and collegiate competitions annually throughout the country and abroad. For more information on the Basketball Hall of Fame organization, its museum and events, visit www.hoophall.com, follow @hoophall and #HoophallMiami or call 1-877-4HOOPLA.