March 25, 2014
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced the game schedule for the 2014 Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge. The Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, hosted by the Hall of Fame and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, is an annual women’s exempt college basketball tournament featuring eight schools. All event proceeds will benefit the non-profit Hall of Fame.
Georgetown will be one of eight participating teams including Harvard University, Quinnipiac University, Holy Cross, University of Notre Dame, Temple University, University of Kansas and University of Alabama.. Six games will be played November 23-25 at the University of Notre Dame, six games will be played at the University of Kansas from November 21-23 and four games will be played at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Sunday, November 30.
“We are thrilled to be holding our second annual Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge in 2014,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We look forward to hosting the best in women’s college basketball at this annual event.”
“We are thrilled to continue to expand our relationship with the Basketball Hall of Fame,” said Bobby Soper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mohegan Sun. “For seven years now, we have worked closely together on a number of events including a very successful men’s tournament inside Mohegan Sun Arena this past fall.”
The Hoyas finished the season with an overall record of 11-21 and a mark of 4-14 in BIG EAST play. Georgetown will return nine players next season graduating forward Andrea White (Lancaster, Va./Lancaster) as well as guard Samisha Powell (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne).
For more information on the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge – log onto www.hoophall.com/womenschallenge. Tickets for games at Mohegan Sun Arena will go on-sale at a later date.
All game times are TBA
Games played at University of Notre Dame
Sunday, November 23
Harvard University vs. Quinnipiac University
University of Notre Dame vs. Holy Cross
Monday, November 24
Quinnipiac University vs. Holy Cross
University of Notre Dame vs. Harvard University
Tuesday, November 25
Harvard University vs. Holy Cross
University of Notre Dame vs. Quinnipiac University
Games played at University of Kansas
Friday, November 21
Temple University vs. Georgetown University
University of Kansas vs. University of Alabama
Saturday, November 22
Georgetown University vs. University of Alabama
University of Kansas vs. Temple University
Sunday, November 23
University of Alabama vs. Temple University
University of Kansas vs. Georgetown University
Games played at Mohegan Sun Arena
Sunday, November 30
Holy Cross vs. Georgetown University
Harvard University vs. Temple University
University of Notre Dame vs. University of Kansas
Quinnipiac University vs. University of Alabama
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