Georgetown to Play in 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis on Thanksgiving Week
Dec. 3, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's basketball team will be among eight teams spending next Thanksgiving in Atlantis as part of the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis, which announced its field for next year on Tuesday morning.
Georgetown will be joined by North Carolina, UCLA, Florida, Butler, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
The 12-game tournament will be held the week of Thanksgiving, November 26-28, 2014. The eight-team field boasts backgrounds that include a combined 195 NCAA Tournament appearances, as well as 53 Final Four Appearances and 20 National Championships.
The Battle 4 Atlantis will be shown live on the ESPN networks from Atlantis' Imperial Arena. The half-million dollar temporary arena boasts state-of-the-art regulation facilities at the epicenter of the world's largest open-air marine habitat complete with lavish guest accommodations, restaurants, bars, spa, lounges, waterslides and the largest casino in The Bahamas.
About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas
The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Bobby Flay and Todd English. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops, casino, and the largest conference center, meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean.
Ticket information will be available shortly. As soon as more information is available, an e-mail will be sent to the men's basketball ticket alert list-serve as well as posted on WeAreGeorgetown.com.