Friday, March 15, 2024

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PHOENIX Position Sports, in association with the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, announced that perennial powerhouses UConn and Gonzaga will face off in the Hall of Fame Series New York City on December 14 at Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”


Tickets for the Hall of Fame Series New York City will be available for purchase in May. 


The two schools last met on December 15, 2023, in Seattle, where UConn defeated Gonzaga 76-63. The Huskies also knocked off the Zags in the Elite Eight last March, 82-54, during UConn’s run to its fifth national championship.


Information surrounding the game time, fan experience information, credentials, and television broadcast details will also be announced at a later date.


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.


UConn vs. Gonzaga Series History

UConn has won three of the last four matchups vs. Gonzaga and is 5-2 all-time. UConn won the last meeting, 76-63, on December 15, 2023, in Seattle at Climate Pledge Arena. The Huskies also knocked off the Zags in the 2023 Elite Eight in Las Vegas, 82-54. The two programs first met in the 1999 NCAA Elite Eight (UConn won, 67-62). All six previous games took place on neutral floors (1999 - Phoenix; 2005 - Maui; 2007 - Boston; 2008 - Seattle; 2015 - Bahamas; 2023 - Las Vegas and Seattle).



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 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 X (formerly 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 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, the Hall of Fame also operates over 70 high school and collegiate competitions annually throughout the country and abroad. For more information on the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame organization, its museum, and events, visit, follow @hoophallu, or call 1-877-4HOOPLA.