Thursday, June 20, 2024

- Providence to Face St. Bonaventure in Doubleheader on December 14 -


SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the updated lineup for the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase.  The event will now take place on December 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. 


Revised Hall of Fame Showcase matchups:


Saturday, December 14

Providence vs. St. Bonaventure

Bryant vs. Fordham


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 provided at a later date. For more information, please visit 


Quotes from Participating Head Coaches

“We are always looking for unique situations in scheduling where we can put our program on a big stage. We are very thankful for the Basketball Hall of Fame continuing to allow us these opportunities.” – Phil Martelli Jr., Bryant


“We are excited to be invited to play in the Basketball Hall of Fame Men’s Showcase. The Basketball Hall of Fame does a fantastic job at hosting these events and Mohegan Sun is a great venue for basketball. It will be a tremendous experience and test for our program as we compete against some strong early season competition. I’m sure that Fordham fans are just as excited and will come out to support their Rams.” – Keith Urgo, Fordham


“We are looking forward to the opportunity to participate in the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase 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 in a first-class facility.  It also will be a good chance for our team to compete against one of the top programs in the Atlantic 10.” – Kim English, Providence


We are excited to participate in this season’s Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at Mohegan Sun.  These are exactly the types of games we strive to play every year.  Providence is a storied program with good players who are very well-coached.  This will be a great challenge, but one we are looking forward to.  I anticipate a large contingent of Bona Nation in the building that day. Thanks to the BHOF for another great opportunity.” – Mark Schmidt, St. Bonaventure


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.