Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Schedule
When the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival gets underway, fans all over the
country will be paying attention, though it's only at the Barclays Center that you can get the true experience of this one-of-a-kind
basketball tournament. Come out and see some of the best athletes in the country as they look to light up the scoreboard and
give fans some big-time thrills in another year of intense basketball that you know you'll want to be a part of. This year's
event will feature programs like Kansas State, Tulane, VCU, Boston College, Columbia and St. John's in action, and you know
everyone in attendance will end up with a great college basketball experience that you'll be talking about well after the
This event will take place on December 28th and feature three separate games. The first game will feature
St. Johns and Columbia, as these two New York-based squads go head-to-head in what should be a fantastic game for all to witness.
St. Johns often has some of the better players in the nation, so Columbia will have to play team basketball in order to get
the win in this one. Taking place in New York, this event should see a lot of fans of these two teams in the stands for this
matchup, which is scheduled to be played at 2:30 pm.
The second game of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival will be played
between Kansas State and Tulane. Kansas State looks to have a leg up on Tulane in the talent department, so Tulane will have
to make up for that with some disciplined play. The Kansas State Wildcats often have some of the top recruits in the country,
so it's going to be an uphill battle for Tulane. Still, if enough Tulane fans can pack into the Barclays Center, it may be
what the team needs to put them over the top. This game is set to tip off around 5 pm.
The final game of this tournament
will feature the VCU Rams and Boston College Eagles in what could very well be the best game of the day. This contest is set
to tip off around 7:30 pm and should be a hotly-contested matchup that will feature a lot of highlight reel plays. VCU has
grown significantly as a program over the past few years with head coach Shaka Smart leading the charge and taking VCU hoops
to another level. The Eagles will be looking to fly high in this game, but there is really no telling who will end up coming
out on top. It should be a fantastic day of hoops that any basketball fan would not want to miss.
Winter Festival History
The inaugural Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival was held in 2012 and featured such quality college
basketball programs as Fordham, Princeton, St. John's, St. Francis, Michigan and West Virginia. The first event was a huge
success, paving the way for the second annual Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival in 2013. With an annual lineup of competitors
that is filled with top teams, the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival is sure to establish itself as a storied tradition in the
New York basketball scene as time goes on. The event is held at the Barclays Center, which is a new arena that is quickly
becoming renowned for being one of the best basketball venues in the United States. This history if this event is in its infancy,
but the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival is already earning a reputation as an event that hoops fans in New York simply cannot
afford to miss.
College basketball is one of the most popular sports in the nation, and
that is no surprise to anyone that has seen the game played in person. There is a certain energy to a college hoops contest
that you can't find anywhere else, as the frantic pace and passion of the players make for a fantastic combination that is
pleasing to sports fans every time out. These are some of the top basketball programs in the nation, and you're sure to see
some of them earn the right to play in the NCAA Tournament once the spring rolls around. This field of teams is sure to feature
some of the best players in the nation as well, potentially some players that will go on to play at the next level in the
National Basketball Association. Every player that hits the court during this tournament is sure to give it everything he
has, which makes for some fantastic hoops action to witness form your very own seat in the stands. It doesn't get any better
than seeing college hoops in person, especially when you know the competition is going to be fierce.
Hoops Winter Festival Trivia
Who did the Brooklyn Nets beat in the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs?
answer is the Toronto Raptors.
Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Fans
Fans of college hoops are about as
passionate as they come, and you'll see plenty of them in action when you head out to the Barclays Center to catch the Brooklyn
Hoops Winter Festival this year. The atmosphere at this amazing arena is sure to be electric, so male sure you're there to
experience it for yourself.