UMass To Face Florida State In Battle 4 Atlantis
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
Friday, Nov. 25
Saturday, Nov. 26