2016 Spalding Hoophall Classic to Be Broadcast by ESPN
SPRINGFIELD — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the broadcast schedule for the 2016 Spalding Hoophall Classic, an annual basketball showcase now in its 15th year.
Games will be played at Blake Arena on the campus of Springfield College Thursday, Jan. 14 through Monday, Jan. 18. The nation’s premier high-school basketball event will once again showcase the top basketball teams from across the country, with local teams taking the court on Thursday and Friday.
The Cube will live-stream local games on Thursday and Friday, as well as select games throughout the weekend. The headlining matchups will be televised live by ESPN on Saturday and ESPNU on Monday. Live stats will be available for all games via GameChanger. A full game schedule can be found at www.thehoophallclassic.com.
“For the past 15 years, we have been fortunate to host the top high-school teams in the nation at the birthplace of basketball, Springfield College,” said John Doleva, president and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We expect this year’s field to be especially competitive, and we thank our media partners for allowing us to share this exciting event with fans outside of Springfield.”