2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

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2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by km109 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:09 pm

UMass joins Virginia, Arizona State and St Johns at Mohegan Sun in November. Other teams are Central Connecticut, Rider, Columbia and Vermont. Much more attractive field than we've seen in prior tournaments. This one may actually draw at the casino and on campus.

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Post by Refuse2Lose83 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:01 pm

As good of a "tournament" as we've been part of since our NCAA tournament year with New Mexico, Clemson, etc.
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Post by vanmeter » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:06 pm

Agreed.

Nice to see!

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Post by natwam2547 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:06 pm

One could argue Vermont and Umass should swap spots based off of recent history.

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Post by km109 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:40 pm

I've heard that argument made. They would, however, be a major step up from some of the home games we've gotten from other tournaments.

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Post by capezona » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:05 pm

natwam2547 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:06 pm
One could argue Vermont and Umass should swap spots based off of recent history.
That was my thought when I saw the 1st and 2nd tier teams.

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Re: 2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by TheOFFSeason » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:27 pm

natwam2547 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:06 pm
One could argue Vermont and Umass should swap spots based off of recent history.
It’s arranged by conference

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Post by fenway617 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:48 pm

Depending on how things fall into place but a non-conference schedule with (2 of) Virginia, St Johns, Arizona State then Rutgers, South Carolina and Harvard is better than we have seen in a while. Then add in 2 of these teams Central Connecticut, Rider, Columbia or Vermont for filler I guess.

And all these games will be played at home of within a reasonable drive to CT.

More games to come unfortunately no Providence next season.
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Re: 2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by natwam2547 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:56 am

I'd have to imagine we'd get Virginia in that first game and that we'd definitely play Vermont and probably CCSU. But yeah that's a pretty solid foundation.

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Post by 69MG » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:23 pm

I saw a tweet the other day from UVM (can't find it now) and we were not named as one of their opponents.

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Post by mdogt12 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:45 am

69MG wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:23 pm
I saw a tweet the other day from UVM (can't find it now) and we were not named as one of their opponents.
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.burlin ... 3288669002
UVM playing Virginia and St John’s

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Re: 2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by natwam2547 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:20 pm

Rider and CCSU it is!

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Post by capezona » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:46 pm

natwam2547 wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:20 pm
Rider and CCSU it is!
Columbia is still in the mix though, right?

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Re: 2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by natwam2547 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:49 am

^ Yeah them too. Any of those schools are step down from Vermont obviously.

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Re: 2019 Hall of Fame Classic At Mohegan Sun

Post by MikeUMA » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:43 pm

natwam2547 wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:56 am
I'd have to imagine we'd get Virginia in that first game and that we'd definitely play Vermont and probably CCSU. But yeah that's a pretty solid foundation.
I don't think so. If they use the same format that they did in 2014-15 (when we were last in it), and what looks like last year's, we'd play Mohegan games versus the upper-tier schools only. We'd then host 2 games at Mullins against what now looks like Rider, CCSU, or Columbia.

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