Wednesday, May 29, 2024

- UConn, Iowa State, LSU, and Seton Hall to Play in Doubleheader -


SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 11th annual Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase will be held on December 17 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Invesco QQQ, the “Official ETF of the NCAA,” will return as the title sponsor of the showcase, highlighting its continued commitment to collegiate athletics and supporting student-athletes.


Tuesday, December 17

UConn vs. Iowa State

LSU vs. Seton Hall


“We are pleased to welcome these teams and their fans to the Invesco QQQ Women’s Showcase this December,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. “This showcase promises to be one of the most exciting events of the year, showcasing the talent and dedication of the student-athletes and recognizing the historic growth of women’s college basketball.”


“The Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase has been one of our most successful basketball events we host at the Mohegan Sun arena,” added Jen Rizzotti, President of the Connecticut Sun. "In addition to UConn, we’ve attracted some of the best programs in the country, and this year will be no different. We look forward to welcoming these four teams and their fans to our home where they will experience first class facilities and entertainment."


Tickets for the 2024 Invesco QQQ Women’s 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 really excited to bring LSU to the Mohegan Sun to play Seton Hall in December. We have participated in Hall of Fame events before and are looking forward to do so once again.” – Kim Mulkey, LSU


“We are honored to play in an event designed to further showcase the women’s game. For us, it’s an opportunity to compete against a tremendous opponent, hosted by a world-class organization, the Basketball Hall of Fame, in a first-rate venue that we know well.” – Anthony Bozzella, Seton Hall


“We are humbled and honored to be a part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase. It is without question a unique opportunity to play UConn, the most iconic program in our sport, at Mohegan Sun, which is such a great venue for our players and fans who attend. This will be an experience everyone in our program will always remember.” – Bill Fennelly, Iowa State


“We’re always excited to have the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase on our schedule. It gives our fans in another part of the state the opportunity to see our team in person. We always have great competition, and I think it’s an opportunity to see some really great matchups in Connecticut.” – Geno Auriemma, UConn


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 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.


About Invesco Ltd.

Invesco Ltd. is a global independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Our distinctive investment teams deliver a comprehensive range of active, passive, and alternative investment capabilities. With offices in more than 20 countries, Invesco managed $1.66 trillion in assets on behalf of clients worldwide as of March 31, 2024. For more information, visit


About Invesco QQQ

Invesco QQQ is an exchange-traded fund distributed by Invesco Distributors, Inc. and is the sponsor of the 11th annual Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase. This should not be construed as an offer to buy or sell any financial instruments or products. Invesco Distributors, Inc. is the US distributor for Invesco’s retail products. It is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Invesco Ltd. Invesco is not affiliated with Mohegan Sun Arena or the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.


NCAA is a trademark of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Invesco is not affiliated with the NCAA.