The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, in proud partnership with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Business Improvement District, UMass, and MassMutual Center, is thrilled to invite you to the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday, December 21, at the MassMutual Center.

This exciting event showcases the incredible spirit of our community coming together to celebrate the game we all love. Join us for a day of thrilling basketball action as UMass takes on Arizona State, and Rhode Island faces off against Temple.

The Basketball Hall of Fame Classic is more than just a series of games—it’s a testament to Springfield’s rich basketball heritage and the unity of our local institutions, businesses, and fans. This year's event promises to bring together fans of the game in the Birthplace of Basketball


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