The 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off is a two-day early season invitational college basketball tournament held in Uncasville, CT. A tournament also featuring games at campus sites, the event is played entirely at Mohegan Sun Arena and consists of two four-team brackets.
The following teams will participate in this year's tournament: Loyola University Maryland (MAAC), Norfolk State University (MEAC), Ohio State University (Big Ten), Seton Hall University (Big East), University of Albany (America East), University of Missouri-Kansas City (Summit League), University of Rhode Island (Atlantic 10), University of Washington (Pac-12).
2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off TV Schedule
All times Eastern (ET). All game times listed are based on the website's schedule and are subject to change. Games at campus sites do not affect the overall bracketing or the final outcome of the championship bracket.
Saturday, November 17
12:00 p.m.: Norfolk State Spartans vs. Loyola Maryland Greyhounds
2:30 p.m.: UMKC Roos vs. Albany Great Danes
5:00 p.m.: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Rhode Island Rams
7:30 p.m.: Seton Hall Pirates vs. Washington Huskies
Sunday, November 18
11:30 a.m.: Springfield bracket consolation - loser of Norfolk State/Loyola-MD vs. loser of UMKC/Albany
2:00 p.m.: Springfield bracket championship - winner of Norfolk State/Loyola-MD vs. winner of UMKC/Albany
4:30 p.m.: Naismith bracket consolation or championship (pending results from Saturday) - Ohio State vs. Washington/Seton Hall
7:00 p.m.: Naismith bracket consolation or championship (pending results from Saturday) - Rhode Island vs. Washington/Seton Hall