Basketball Hall of Fame to hold first ever shootout at Spectrum Center
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will be holding its first ever shootout at Spectrum Center right here in Charlotte.
The hall announced the field of teams for the first-ever Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout happening on Friday, December 17, 2021.
The one-day quadruple-header will feature North Carolina State vs. Richmond, Virginia Tech vs. St. Bonaventure, Charlotte vs. Wake Forest and East Carolina vs. Liberty.
Game times, ticket information and television broadcast details will be released at a later date.
“We’re very excited to be launching a collegiate event in North Carolina, a state known for its tremendous basketball history,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. “Spectrum Center is a fantastic NBA venue in a terrific basketball community, and we’re excited to provide this unique opportunity to eight collegiate teams and their fans this fall.”
The Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout is one event in the Hall of Fame’s series of collegiate events, which continues to grow in an effort to celebrate the game outside the museum walls.
As the health and safety of the athletes, fans and staff is of the utmost importance, the Basketball Hall of Fame will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely in the coming months and provide updates as needed.
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