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Phoenix, AZ - Position Sports has partnered with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to produce two marquee college basketball events on one day - Saturday, December 3rd.
The first-ever Hoophall LA is a premier college basketball showcase held in conjunction with STAPLES Center at LA Live. The one-day double-header will feature #8 Gonzaga vs. #16 Arizona and BYU vs. hometown favorite USC.
Hall of Famers scheduled to be in attendance include Elgin Baylor (Class of 1977), Ralph Sampson (Class of 2012), Jamaal Wilkes (Class of 2012), Bernard King (Class of 2013) and Gary Payton (Class of 2013).
On the opposite coast, the second annual Hoophall Miami Invitational will take place at AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami. VCU will take on Illinois, followed by Miami vs. Wofford. The action will continue on December 10th, with Georgetown vs. La Salle and Temple vs. DePaul.
Hall of Famers scheduled to take in the games in Miami include Rick Barry (Class of 1987), Bob McAdoo (Class of 2000), Pat Riley (Class of 2008), Artis Gilmore (Class of 2011), Alonzo Mourning (Class of 2014) and Dikembe Mutombo (Class of 2015).
Tune-in tomorrow for some great college hoops and follow @Hoophall and @PositionSports on Twitter and Instagram for behind-the-scenes looks as we promote the game of basketball across the country!
Saturday, December 3rd – All times local
Hoophall LA at STAPLES Center
2:30 PM - #8 Gonzaga vs. #16 Arizona(ESPN)
5:00 PM - BYU vs. USC (ESPNU)
Hoophall Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena
3:00 PM- VCU vs. Illinois (CBS Sports Network)
5:30 PM - Miami vs. Wofford (ESPN3)