Springfield, Mass.- The UAlbany Men's Basketball team will open its' 2012-13 schedule at Ohio State and Washington University to begin the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. UAlbany will head to Ohio State on November 9 then travel further west to Washington University on November 13 to begin the campus round schedule.

After the Great Danes play Ohio State and Washington in the campus round, the neutral site brackets at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. begin with UAlbany playing against University of Missouri-Kansas City on Saturday, November 17 in Springfield, Mass. The other two teams in the Springfield bracket will be Loyola (Md.) and Norfolk State. Both the championship and consolation game of the Springfield bracket will be played on Sunday, November, 18

Pre-sale of tickets for participating school fans will go on-sale via Ticketmaster on April 23rd. General public tickets will be available starting July 23 via all Ticketmaster outlets and the Mohegan Sun Box Office. All tickets will be good for all of the games on each day of the tournament. For up to date information on the Hall of Fame Tip-Off, ticket and hospitality packages for the weekend games, log onto www.halloffametipoff.com.

Campus Round Schedule

November 9

Norfolk State University at University of Rhode Island
University of Missouri-Kansas City at Seton Hall University
University of Albany at Ohio State University

November 11

Loyola University Maryland at University of Washington

November 12

Norfolk State at Seton Hall UniversityNovember 13

University of Albany at University of Washington

November 23

University of Missouri-Kansas City at Ohio State University
Loyola University Maryland at University of Rhode Island

Neutral Site Brackets at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT

November 17

Loyola University Maryland vs. Norfolk State University (Springfield Bracket)
University of Albany vs. University of Missouri-Kansas City (Springfield Bracket)
Seton Hall University vs. University of Washington (Naismith Bracket)
Ohio State University vs. University of Rhode Island (Naismith Bracket)

November 18

Springfield Bracket Consolation
Springfield Bracket Championship

Naismith Bracket Consolation
Naismith Bracket Championship