The University of Scranton to host men’s and women’s basketball tournaments

November 13th, 2017 8:17 am

The Hilton Scranton and Conference Center will sponsor tournaments for The University of Scranton’s men’s and women’s basketball teams in November and December, respectively.

The Hilton Scranton Invitational men’s basketball tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18, in the John Long Center. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and York College will play at 5:30 p.m. and the Royals will play Penn State Berks at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. The tournament will continue Nov. 18 with the third-place game at 2 p.m. and the championship game at 4 p.m.

The Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic women’s basketball tournament will begin Friday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. with Messiah College playing Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham, in the John Long Center, followed by the Lady Royals versus Hartwick College at 8 p.m. The tournament will continue with the third-place game at 2 p.m. and the championship game at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.

Senior guard Ethan Danzig, an Abington Heights graduate, is a member of the men’s team.

Tickets are available at the Long Center box office.

Representatives from The University of Scranton Athletics met with representatives from the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center to discuss plans for the upcoming Hilton Scranton Invitational Tournament and the Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic. From left, Trevor Woodruff, women’s basketball head coach; Victoria Rogers, director of sales and marketing, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center; Robert Trotta, general manager, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center; Danielle Borkowski, Hilton Scranton sales manager; David Martin, director of athletics; and Carl Danzig men’s basketball head coach.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-U-of-S-Bball.jpgRepresentatives from The University of Scranton Athletics met with representatives from the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center to discuss plans for the upcoming Hilton Scranton Invitational Tournament and the Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic. From left, Trevor Woodruff, women’s basketball head coach; Victoria Rogers, director of sales and marketing, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center; Robert Trotta, general manager, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center; Danielle Borkowski, Hilton Scranton sales manager; David Martin, director of athletics; and Carl Danzig men’s basketball head coach. Submitted photo


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