Saturday, November 21, 2015

Coverage of the 2015 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament

Western Mass. Sports Biz is proud to be back at the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament to cover the weekend-long event from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.  Check back here for analysis and pictures from the tournament all weekend.

The eight-team, two-day tournament will feature all eight games broadcast live on ESPN networks - one on ESPN2, and the remaining seven on ESPN3.  ESPN3 is available on the WatchESPN app or on

The tournament will include eight NCAA Division I men's basketball teams, including Florida, Old Dominion, Purdue, Saint Joseph's, Vermont, Niagara, Buffalo and North Carolina A&T.

The teams will be split into two brackets, the Naismith Bracket and the Springfield Bracket.  The championship game of the Naismith Bracket will be broadcast live on ESPN2 on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

The 9,323-seat Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut opened in 2001, and welcomes some of the biggest names in music each year.  In 2013 the venue was voted "Venue of the Year" at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas and has won "Casino of the Year" at the Country Music Awards in 2008, 2010 and 2013.

This will be the third year Western Mass. Sports Biz has had the pleasure of reporting from the Tip-Off Tournament, and 2015 looks to be another great weekend of Division I college basketball.  If you can't make it, check back here for coverage from the weekend-long event.

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