For those interested in attending, tickets are just $5 for students and $11 for faculty and staff and can be purchased at the desk in the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union. Transportation will be provided, with buses leaving from the PE Complex on Friday at 4:15 pm. Those who wish to purchase tickets at the MassMutual Center, be aware that tickets are $11 for students and $20 for faculty and staff.
The Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase will tip-off with Division II schools AIC and Philadelphia University at 3:00 pm. Philadelphia is coached by Herb Magee, the all-time NCAA wins leader at any level and was recently Enshrined into the Hall of Fame this past summer.
The Pride and Bantams will clash at 5:00 pm before the day finishes with a Division I doubleheader. The 7:00 pm game will feature UMass and Siena with the final game between Fairfield and Old Dominion University starting around 9:00 pm.
Last season, Springfield defeated Trinity, 62-41, as Ryan Coburn tallied 13 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks.
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