Monday, May 20, 2024

- Defending champion South Carolina Gamecocks to headline Opening Night in Las Vegas -


PHOENIX Position Sports, in association with the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, announced the dates and venues for the 2024 Hall of Fame Series, which includes returning to Las Vegas, the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World, for the Opening Night of the college basketball season.


The exciting Las Vegas doubleheader will tip off the 2024-25 college basketball season on Monday, November 4, and will feature South Carolina, the 2024 NCAA National Champion, vs. Michigan (women) and Texas vs. Ohio State (men). Both games will once again be showcased on TNT Sports’ networks and platforms, with additional programming information to be announced at a later date.


In addition to Opening Night in Las Vegas, the Hall of Fame Series will unveil additional events in Baltimore (CFG Bank Arena) and Phoenix (Footprint Center) on Tuesday, May 21. Earlier, the Hall of Fame Series revealed a thrilling matchup scheduled for Saturday, December 14, between the 2024 NCAA National Champion UConn Huskies and the Gonzaga Bulldogs at New York’s iconicMadison Square Garden.


The 2024 Hall of Fame Series matchups:


Las Vegas - T-Mobile Arena 

South Carolina vs. Michigan (W)

Texas vs. Ohio State (M)



Phoenix - Footprint Center (announced on Tuesday at 4:00 PM ET)



Baltimore - CFG Bank Arena (announced on Tuesday at 1:00 PM ET)



New York - Madison Square Garden

UConn vs. Gonzaga


Tickets for the Hall of Fame Series Las Vegas will go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday), May 21, at 1:00 PM ET at On-sale dates for the remaining Hall of Fame Series events will be announced at a later date.


Details surrounding the game time, broadcast information, and credentials will be announced in the future.


Nineteen of the 29 teams that participated in the inaugural Hall of Fame Series last year received berths in the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament, including three of the men’s Final Four schools: Alabama (HOFS Phoenix and Toronto), North Carolina State (HOFS San Antonio), and Purdue (HOFS Toronto).


The Hall of Fame Series, owned and operated by Position Sports, is a collection of multi-game, singular events that showcase several of the top collegiate basketball teams in exciting non-conference matchups played both domestically and abroad. The inaugural Hall of Fame Series was held in 2023 in Las Vegas, Charlotte, San Antonio, Toronto, and Phoenix.

For more Hall of Fame Series information and updates, please visit or follow @HOFSeries on all social platforms.





About Position Sports

Position Sports, established in 2005, is a premium event production and brand marketing firm that specializes in event operations, activation development, media relations, and digital engagement. Over the years, Position Sports has worked with many of the world’s leading brands, including Nike, Jordan Brand, Red Bull, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ESPN Events, USA Basketball, Upper Deck, MLB, and T-Mobile in nearly every major U.S. city and on a global scale. Position Sports provides clients with the expanded strategic direction needed to succeed in the sports marketing arena, also known as Positioning. To learn more, visit or follow @positionsports on Twitter and Instagram.


About 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 @hoophallu or call 1-877-4HOOPLA.