Men's Basketball

UMass To Face Florida State In Battle 4 Atlantis

Derek Kellogg and the Minutemen will face FSU in the first round and either UCF or Central Michigan in their second game.

Derek Kellogg and the Minutemen will face FSU in the first round and either UCF or Central Michigan in their second game.

Aug. 21, 2011

AMHERST, Mass. - The bracket for the Battle 4 Atlantis, an eight-team tournament held on Thanksgiving weekend at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, has been released and UMass will face Florida State in an opening round game at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 24. The Minutemen and Seminoles will be preceded by a 2 p.m. game between the teams in the same half of the draw as them, UCF and College of Charleston.

The winners and losers of the UMass/FSU and UCF/CC games will meet on Friday, Nov. 25, with winners at 2 p.m. and losers at 7 p.m. The other side of the bracket features first round matchups of National Champion Connecticut against UNC-Ashville on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m., followed by Harvard vs. Utah at 9:30 p.m.

All eight teams will play three games in three days.

A complete television schedule, as well as ticket and travel information, will be released at a later date.

All games in the Battle 4 Atlantis, including UMass' three games, will be played at the 4,000-seat Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas. The half-million dollar temporary stadium boasts state-of-the-art regulation facilities at the epicenter of the world's largest open-air marine habitat complete with lavish guest accommodations, restaurants, bars, spa, lounges, waterslides and the largest casino in the Bahamas.

Battle 4 Atlantis Schedule
Thursday, Nov. 24

2 p.m. - Game 1: UCF vs. College of Charleston
4:30 p.m. - Game 2: UMass vs. Florida State
7 p.m. - Game 3: Connecticut vs. UNC-Ashville
9:30 p.m. - Game 4: Harvard vs. Utah

Friday, Nov. 25
2 p.m. - Game 5: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner
4:30 p.m. - Game 6: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner
7 p.m. - Game 7: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
9:30 p.m. - Game 8: Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Loser

Saturday, Nov. 26
2 p.m. - Game 9: Game 5 Loser vs. Game 6 Loser
4:30 p.m. - Game 10: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner
7 p.m. - Game 11: Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner
9:30 p.m. - Game 12: Game 7 Loser vs. Game 8 Loser




    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Nov 14
    vs Howard 12:00 PM gametracker
    Tuesday, Nov 17
    at Harvard 7:00 PM
    Thursday, Nov 19
    vs Central Arkansas 7:00 PM gametracker
    Monday, Nov 23
    vs Clemson TBA
    Wednesday, Nov 25
    vs Creighton or Rutgers TBA
    Wednesday, Dec 2
    vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
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