Wednesday, June 05, 2024

- Providence Will Now Participate in the Hall of Fame Showcase on December 14 -


SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has unveiled the updated field of teams for the 2024 Tip-Off and Showcase events. The Hall of Fame Tip-Off, an annual NCAA men’s exempt event sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, will now be held over three days from November 22-24 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.


Providence College, which was originally scheduled to compete in the Tip-Off, will now participate in the Hall of Fame Showcase on December 14 at Mohegan Sun. The Friars’ opponent will be announced at a later date.


Updated Hall of Fame Tip-Off and Showcase schedules:



Friday, November 22

Florida State vs. Temple


Saturday, November 23

Vermont vs. Delaware

Yale vs. Fairfield

Temple vs. UMass 


Sunday, November 24

Vermont vs. Fairfield

Yale vs. Delaware 

UMass vs. Florida State



Saturday, December 14

Providence vs. TBD


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


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

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.