Monday, May 06, 2024

- Boston College, Providence, Temple, and UMass to Compete -


SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the field of teams for the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase.  The annual NCAA men’s exempt tournament, sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, will take place  November 23-24 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. 


Saturday, November 23

Providence vs. UMass

Boston College vs. Temple


Sunday, November 24

Championship Game

Consolation Game


"We are excited to bring the 2024 Hall of Fame Showcase back to Mohegan Sun and feature four exemplary East Coast programs,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. “We look forward to welcoming these teams and their fans to one of the country's premier early-season tournaments.”


Tickets for the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase will go on sale Friday, September 6, via Ticketmaster and on sale at the Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office starting Saturday, September 7. 


Details surrounding the game time, broadcast information, and credentials will be announced at a later date. For more information, please visit 


Quotes from Participating Head Coaches

“We are proud to participate in the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at Mohegan Sun. With an outstanding field and a first-class venue, we are excited to be part of one of the top tournaments in the country and know that this will provide our program with a great experience early in the season.” – Earl Grant, Boston College


"There should be tremendous enthusiasm about being a part of the Hall of Fame Event at The Mohegan Sun, due to proximity to our campus and the ability to bring in three New England schools in UMass, Providence and Boston College along with an old-time Atlantic 10 rival in Temple. It will be awesome to compete against Providence as well as whomever our opponent will be in the following matchup." – Frank Martin, UMass


“We are looking forward to the opportunity to participate in the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase  Tournament at Mohegan Sun. Providence College has a proud tradition of participating in past Hall of Fame events at Mohegan Sun. This is a great event for our team and our fans as we will compete against historic programs in a first-class facility.” – Kim English, Providence


“We are excited to participate in the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at Mohegan Sun. The Basketball Hall of Fame runs first-class events and we are happy to be back partnering with them. This will be a great opportunity for our program to compete against schools from the ACC, Big East, and Atlantic Ten.” – Adam Fisher, Temple


About Mohegan Sun Arena

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711.


About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

The MAAC, headquartered in Edison, N.J., consists of 11 member institutions: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University, and Siena College. For more information on the conference, please visit


About the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith 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, coaches, and contributors, both domestically and internationally. The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 450 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, 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, follow @hoophallUor call 1-877-4HOOPLA.