- Associated Press - Thursday, March 17, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (AP) - Kentucky is one of eight teams in the inaugural field for Basketball Hall of Fame’s Tip-Off Tournament.

The Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that the two-day event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Nov. 19-20.

On Nov. 19, one bracket will have LIU facing Radford and Vermont meeting Marist, while the other will have Old Dominion playing South Florida and Kentucky against Penn State.

The winners and losers will meet Nov. 20.

In addition to the games at Mohegan Sun, Old Dominion, Penn State, Kentucky and South Florida will each host two campus site games as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off. Those games are scheduled between Nov. 11-23.

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