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Notre Dame To Play Massachusetts And Providence In 2014 Tip-Off Tournament At Mohegan Sun

Pat Connaughton, a Massachusetts native, and the Fighting Irish will be meeting the Minutemen for the first time ever.

May 1, 2014

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame men's basketball team will play the University of Massachusetts and Providence College in the 2014 Tip-Off Tournament Nov. 22-23 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The pairings and brackets for the event, which is sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, were announced today (May 1) by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Notre Dame will be part of the Naismith Bracket and will play home games against Binghamton University (Friday, Nov. 14) and the United States Naval Academy (Sunday, Nov. 16) before facing the Minutemen and Friars at the Mohegan Sun.

The Irish will meet Massachusetts, a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, at noon (ET) on Sat., Nov. 22 in the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Notre Dame will then take on former BIG EAST foe Providence at 2:30 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 23. The contest will mark the 27th encounter between the two schools. The Fighting Irish lead the series 16-10 and had won nine straight over the Friars before suffering a 71-54 setback on Feb. 16, 2013 at Providence in the last matchup between the two programs as BIG EAST members.

Both Massachusetts and Providence were part of the NCAA Championship field this past season.

A pre-sale of tickets to all participating schools will start at 10 a.m. (ET) on May 5 via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Arena box office. General public tickets will go on sale Aug. 7. For more information on tickets, please log onto www.halloffametipoff.com.

Naismith Bracket
Florida State University
University of Massachusetts
Providence College
University of Notre Dame

Springfield Bracket
Binghamton University
Manhattan College
Northeastern University
United States Naval Academy

2014 Tip-Off Tournament Schedule

Campus Round Schedule
November 14 - Binghamton University at University of Notre Dame
November 15 - Manhattan College at Florida State University
November 16 - United States Naval Academy at University of Notre Dame
November 17 - Binghamton University at Providence College
November 18 - Northeastern University at Florida State University
November 19 - Manhattan College at University of Massachusetts
November 20 - United States Naval Academy at Providence College
November 26 - Northeastern University at University of Massachusetts

 

 

Saturday November 22 at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.
Naismith Bracket
12:00 p.m. University of Massachusetts vs. University of Notre Dame
2:30 p.m. Providence College vs. Florida State University
Springfield Bracket
5:30 p.m. Manhattan College vs. Binghamton University
8:00 p.m. United States Naval Academy vs. Northeastern University

Sunday November 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.
Naismith Bracket
12:00 p.m. University of Massachusetts vs. Florida State University
2:30 p.m. Providence College vs. University of Notre Dame
Springfield Bracket
5:30 p.m. Consolation Game
8:00 p.m. Championship Game

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