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Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic


01 December 2017 - 02 December 2017, Times vary – check event website

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame have announced the field of teams for the first-ever Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic, a college basketball tournament held in conjunction with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Sport Changes Life, Rory McIlroy’s Foundation, the Rory Foundation, and The SSE Arena, Belfast.

The two-day tournament held on 1 and 2 December, will feature Holy Cross vs. Manhattan College and La Salle University vs. Towson University, followed by consolation and championship play on the second day.

The Basketball Hall of Fame has partnered with Sport Changes Life, a registered UK charity and US non-profit organisation that works in disadvantaged communities to help young people find a path to a brighter future with the help of international student-athletes. The Basketball Hall of Fame, in combination with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, aims to support this cause by extending their reach across the Atlantic. Rory McIlroy and his Foundation will also join the cause.

Guests can also enjoy the carnival atmosphere of the Fan Zone at the Odyssey Pavilion throughout the Tournament on from 11am each day.

Friday 1 December Games

4.30pm - Manhattan vs Holy Cross
7pm - Towson vs La Salle

Saturday 2 December Games

2.30pm - Consolation Game
5pm - Championship Game

Tickets and prices

Adult tickets: £16, £28 and £48
Child tickets: £11.50
Family tickets: £42 and £68

To book your tickets, please visit

VIP Experience Competition

The Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic has partnered with the Ivory Restaurant, Belfast to give away two VIP passes to both basketball games on Friday 1 December in the SSE Arena followed by a delicious three-course meal in the Ivory Restaurant.

Not only will you get to experience the best of college basketball straight from the States, but also a unique dining experience in the heart of Belfast City Centre with stunning views and stylish surroundings.

To be in with a chance of winning, please click here.


SSE Arena, Belfast, 2 Queen's Quay, BT3 9QQ


£11.50 - £68


028 9073 9074

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