Hall of Fame Tip Off

The Hall of Fame Tip Off is a preseason tournament organized by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame which features eight NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams. Teams are separated into two divisions, the Springfield and Naismith, with the winner of the Naismith bracket named tournament champion. Eight games are played on the campus' of the teams in the Naismith division before the tournament takes place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Hall of Fame Tip Off
SportCollege Basketball
Founded2011
No. of teams8
CountryUnited States
Venue(s)Campus sites (Semifinals)
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, Connecticut (Championship)
Most recent
champion(s)
Michigan
Most titlesAll winners (1)
TV partner(s)ESPN/Local networks
Official websitehallfoffametipoff.com

Naismith Bracket ChampionsEdit

Team Year
2011 Kentucky
2012 Ohio State
2013 North Carolina
2014 Providence
2015 Purdue
2016 Duke
2017 Texas Tech
2018 Michigan

Tournament resultsEdit

2011Edit

Naismith DivisionEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 19
    Naismith Championship
November 20
                 
  2 Kentucky 85  
  Penn State 47    
      2 Kentucky 62
      Old Dominion 52
  Old Dominion 68OT    
  South Florida 60   Consolation
November 20
 
Penn State 53
  South Florida 49

Springfield DivisionEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 19
    Springfield Championship
November 20
                 
  Long Island 60  
  Radford 47    
      Long Island 80
      Vermont 75
  Vermont 84    
  Marist 75   Consolation
November 20
 
Radford 47
  Marist 60

2012Edit

Naismith DivisionEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 17
    Naismith Championship
November 18
                 
  4 Ohio State 69  
  Rhode Island 58    
      4 Ohio State 77
      Washington 66
  Washington 84*    
  Seton Hall 73   Consolation
November 18
 
Rhode Island 55
  Seton Hall 60

Springfield DivisionEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 17
    Springfield Championship
November 18
                 
  Norfolk State 49  
  Loyola (MD) 65    
      Loyola (MD) 67
      Albany 64
  UMKC 59    
  Albany 62   Consolation
November 18
 
Norfolk State 57
  UMKC 63

2013Edit

[1]

Naismith DivisionEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 23
    Naismith Championship
November 24
                 
  24 North Carolina 82  
  Richmond 72    
      24 North Carolina 93
      3 Louisville 84
  3 Louisville 71    
  Fairfield 57   Consolation
November 24
 
Richmond 68
  Fairfield 47

Springfield DivisionEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 23
    Springfield Championship
November 24
                 
  Hofstra 81  
  Hartford 78    
      Hofstra 75
      Belmont 85
  Belmont 81    
  Holy Cross 70   Consolation
November 24
 
Hartford 55
  Holy Cross 80

2014Edit

[2]

Naismith DivisionEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 22
    Naismith Championship
November 23
                 
  UMass 68  
  Notre Dame 81    
      Notre Dame 74
      Providence 75
  Providence 80    
  Florida State 54   Consolation
November 23
 
UMass 75
  Florida State 69

Springfield DivisionEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 22
    Springfield Championship
November 23
                 
  Manhattan 78  
  Binghamton 63    
      Manhattan 51
      Northeastern 65
  Navy 44    
  Northeastern 68   Consolation
November 23
 
Binghamton 68
  Navy 70

2015Edit

[3]

Naismith BracketEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 21
    Naismith Championship
November 22
                 
  Florida 74  
  Saint Joseph's 63    
      Florida 70
      21 Purdue 85
  Old Dominion 39    
  21 Purdue 61   Naismith Consolation
November 22
 
Saint Joseph's 66
  Old Dominion 64

Springfield BracketEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 21
    Springfield Championship
November 22
                 
  Buffalo 86  
  North Carolina A&T 68    
      Buffalo 77
      Vermont 71
  Vermont 85    
  Niagara 67   Springfield Consolation
November 22
 
North Carolina A&T 72
  Niagara 73

2016Edit

[4]

Naismith BracketEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 19
    Naismith Championship
November 20
ESPN
                 
  1 Duke 78  
  Penn State 68    
      1 Duke 75
      21 Rhode Island 65
  24 Cincinnati 71    
  21 Rhode Island 76   Naismith Consolation
November 20
ESPN2
 
Penn State 50
  24 Cincinnati 71

Springfield BracketEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 19
    Springfield Championship
November 20
                 
  Marist 87  
  Brown 79    
      Marist 72
      Grand Canyon 84
  Grand Canyon 82    
  Albany 77   Springfield Consolation
November 20
 
Albany 80
  Brown 76

2017Edit

  • All times Eastern.

Naismith BracketEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 18
ESPN3
    Naismith Championship
November 19
ESPN2
                 
    Texas Tech 75  
    Boston College 64    
        Texas Tech 85
      20 Northwestern 49
    La Salle 74    
  20 Northwestern 82   Naismith Consolation
November 19
ESPN2
 
  Boston College 82
    La Salle 61

Springfield BracketEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 18
ESPN3
    Springfield Championship
November 19
ESPN3
                 
    Sacred Heart 61  
    Saint Peters 70    
        Saint Peters 49
        South Alabama 54
    South Alabama 68    
    Maine 46   Springfield Consolation
November 19
ESPN3
 
  Sacred Heart 69
    Maine 68

2018Edit

Naismith BracketEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 17
    Naismith Championship
November 18
                 
  18 Michigan 84  
    George Washington 61    
      18 Michigan 66
        Providence 47
    South Carolina 67    
    Providence 76   Naismith Consolation
November 18
 
  George Washington 55
    South Carolina 90

Springfield BracketEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 16
    Springfield Championship
November 18
                 
    Stony Brook 70  
    Holy Cross 84    
        Holy Cross 57
        Siena 45
    Norfolk State 58    
    Siena 61   Springfield Consolation
November 17
 
  Stony Brook 72
    Norfolk State 65

2019Edit

Naismith BracketEdit

  Naismith Semifinals
November 23
    Naismith Championship
November 24
                 
  7 Virginia 58  
    UMass 46    
      7 Virginia 48
        Arizona State 45
    Arizona State 80    
    St. John's 67   Naismith Consolation
November 24
 
  UMass 63
    St. John’s 78

Springfield BracketEdit

  Springfield Semifinals
November 23
    Springfield Championship
November 24
                 
    Vermont 81  
    Central Connecticut 49    
        Rider 72
        Vermont 67
    Rider 87    
    Columbia 63   Springfield Consolation
November 24
 
  Columbia 82
    Central Connecticut 52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basketball Hall of Fame announces teams for 2013 Tip-Off Tournament; includes University of North Carolina, Louisville and more". MassLive. AdvanceDigital. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Tip-Off Tournament Schedule" (PDF). Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  3. ^ "2015-16 College Basketball Early Season Early Tournaments and Events".
  4. ^ "2016 Hall of Fame Tip Off Schedule". Basketball Hall of Fame. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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