Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.

The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were announced Wednesday.

Also in the field are Rhode Island, Penn State, Grand Canyon, Albany, Marist and Brown.

The teams, split into two four-team brackets, will play two doubleheaders at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Duke, Cincinnati, Penn State and Rhode Island will meet in the Naismith Bracket, and the other teams will play in the Springfield Bracket.

The teams will play two early-round games at campus sites from Nov. 11 through Nov. 16.