Tip-Off Tournament schedule announced

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced on Thursday the field of teams and brackets for the 2014 Tip-Off Tournament.

Eight teams from several different conferences are scheduled to participate in this year’s tournament. Those teams are: Binghamton University (AEC), University of Notre Dame (ACC), Manhattan College (MAAC), Florida State University (ACC), United States Naval Academy (Patriot League), Providence College (Big East), Northeastern University (CAA) and University of Massachusetts (Atlantic 10).

These eight schools have been placed in two four-team brackets. The Springfield Bracket consists of: United States Naval Academy, Northeastern University, Manhattan College and Binghamton University. The Naismith Bracket will feature: University of Massachusetts, Florida State University, Providence College and University of Notre Dame.

The Tip-Off tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will serve as the host conference for the event.

A pre-sale of tickets to all participating schools will start Monday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Arena box office. General public tickets will go on sale Friday, August 7.

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