Springfield, Mass. - December 22, 2017 - The Springfield College men's and women's basketball programs will be hosting the Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic basketball tournaments over the holiday break on December 30 and 31.
For the women, this marks the 23rd annual tournament, while the men will be hosting the Classic for the 31st season. Hampton Inn West Springfield will serve as the official sponsor for the ninth-straight tournament.
The action will kick off on Saturday, December 30 at 1 p.m. when the Springfield College women's basketball program will square off with MCLA for the opening game of the tournament. Following suit, the Babson College women's basketball team will host Colby College at 3 p.m., the Springfield College men's basketball team will host Thomas (ME) at 5:30 p.m. and Wesleyan men's basketball will tip off with Fitchburg State at 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, December 31, the day will begin with Babson College's womens baketball team taking on MCLA at 12 p.m., followed by Springfield College's women's team taking on Colby at 2 p.m., then the Men's Consolation Game at 4:30 p.m. and the Men's Championship Game at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 30
WBB: Springfield College vs. MCLA - 1 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
WBB: Babson vs. Colby - 3 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
MBB: Springfield College vs. Thomas (ME) - 5:30 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
MBB: Wesleyan vs. Fitchburg State - 7:30 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)