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UMass to play in 2014 Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) — The Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday that UMass will be one of eight teams taking part in the 2014 Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament next season.

The Minutemen will play in the Naismith Bracket against reigning Big East champion Florida State, Notre Dame, Manhattan and Northeastern.

They will meet Notre Dame on November 22 and Florida State on November 23 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncansville, Connecticut.

In the campus-round portion of host schools, UMass will host Manhattan on November 19 and Northeastern on November 26.

Other teams taking part in the event are reigning Big East champion Providence, Binghamton and Navy.

Previous winners include North Carolina last season, Ohio State in 2012 and Kentucky in 2011.


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