The inaugural HBCU Tip-Off Championship will celebrate the athletic talents and achievements of current and past Historical Black College and University basketball players and coaches.
This spectacular and historic event will showcase the rich history and contributions of the HBCU culture. It will also provide a platform for alumni, friends and supporters of HBCU’s to come together to address social, health and economic issues, fostering innovative solutions and leading to the development of creative opportunities.
JumpBall LLC, owners and operators of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Tip-Off Championship event, have announced the eight teams scheduled to participate in the inaugural tournament. Four Division I teams and four Division II teams will compete in the event to be held on Nov. 8-11, 2013.
Division II teams scheduled to compete are Virginia Union and Johnson C. Smith Universities from the CIAA, and Tuskegee University and Morehouse College from the SIAC. Joining from the Division I ranks will be Norfolk State University from the MEAC, Texas Southern University and University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff from the SWAC, while University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (non-HBCU school) from the Horizon League rounds out the field.
Kevin Clayton founder of the HBCU Tip-Off Championship joined us on Friday’s show to discuss the upcoming event.
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