Crusaders To Play In 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has announced that the Holy Cross men’s basketball team will take part in the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament presented by Citi. This annual NCAA men’s exempt tournament will feature eight schools, beginning with eight campus round games from Nov. 6-13. The tournament will then conclude with two four-team brackets played from Nov. 16-18 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Along with Holy Cross, the other seven schools competing in the tournament are George Washington, Michigan, Norfolk State, Providence, Siena, South Carolina and Stony Brook. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will serve as the host conference for the event.
“This prestigious tournament includes an extremely competitive field and will be one of the highlights of our schedule,” said Holy Cross head coach Bill Carmody. “We thank the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for organizing this wonderful event and are excited to be participating.”
General public tickets will go on sale on Sept. 7 via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Arena box office. Pre-sales for participating schools begin on Thursday, June 1. For more information, please visit www.halloffametipoff.com.
The complete 2018-2019 schedule for the Holy Cross men’s basketball team will be announced later this summer.
|2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament|
|Campus Round Schedule|
|Nov. 6||Norfolk State at Michigan||Ann Arbor, Mich.|
|Nov. 6||Siena at Providence||Providence, R.I.|
|Nov. 6||Stony Brook at George Washington||Washington, D.C.|
|Nov. 8||Siena at George Washington||Washington, D.C.|
|Nov. 9||Stony Brook at South Carolina||Columbia, S.C.|
|Nov. 10||Holy Cross at Michigan||Ann Arbor, Mich.|
|Nov. 13||Holy Cross at Providence||Providence, R.I.|
|Nov. 13||Norfolk State at South Carolina||Columbia, S.C.|
|Nov. 16||Holy Cross vs. Stony Brook||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 16||Norfolk State vs. Siena||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 17||Consolation Game||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 17||Championship Game||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 17||Providence vs. South Carolina||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 17||George Washington vs. Michigan||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 18||Consolation Game||Uncasville, Conn.|
|Nov. 18||Championship Game||Uncasville, Conn.|