Pirates To Play Liberty In Hall Of Fame Shootout

GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina will journey throughout state to sq. off with Liberty in the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021 at the Spectrum Heart in Charlotte officials at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame declared on Thursday.
 
The 1-day quadruple-header will also characteristic North Carolina Condition vs. Richmond, Virginia Tech vs. St. Bonaventure and Charlotte vs. Wake Forest. Video game instances, ticket info and television broadcast facts will be released at a afterwards day.

“We’re really energized to be element of the Hall of Fame Shootout and the option to challenge ourselves towards a nicely-coached Liberty squad,” Pirate head coach Joe Dooley explained. “Enjoying in Charlotte, which is house to 1 of our most significant alumni bases, at a 1st-class facility like Spectrum Centre is an included reward.”
 
Ecu and Liberty have been at first scheduled to deal with off in the party last year before it was postponed thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be the ninth total conference in the sequence which the Pirates lead 5-3.

“We’re pretty fired up to be launching a collegiate function in North Carolina, a point out identified for its remarkable basketball history,” claimed John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. “Spectrum Middle is a superb NBA location in a terrific basketball group, and we are thrilled to deliver this special opportunity to eight collegiate teams and their fans this drop.”
 
The Basketball Corridor of Fame Shootout is a single event in the Corridor of Fame’s collection of collegiate gatherings, which carries on to increase in an effort and hard work to rejoice the game outdoors the museum partitions. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to keep on its romance with Learfield IMG College or university for sponsorship representation of its portfolio of collegiate activities and Placement Sports in an occasion operations and media relations capability.
 
As the health and protection of the athletes, fans and team is of the utmost worth, the Basketball Hall of Fame will go on to monitor the COVID-19 problem intently in the coming months and give updates as desired.