TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Florida State Women’s Basketball will take on UConn at the ninth annual Invesco QQQ Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase, announced on Wednesday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The matchup takes place on Dec. 18 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Iowa State of the Big 12 Conference will also face Villanova of the BIG EAST in the event.
“This is a must-see event for basketball fans. These are four of the most exciting teams to watch in women’s college basketball today,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We can’t wait to return to beautiful Mohegan Sun to showcase these talented teams, and we welcome Invesco QQQ as the title sponsor to this annual women’s showcase.”
Florida State last played in the event at the Mohegan Sun on Dec. 22, 2019, when former All-American Kiah Gillespie delivered a triple-double with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a 79-69 win over No. 24 Michigan.
FSU Head Coach Brooke Wyckoff also has familiarity with playing at Mohegan Sun Arena, as she spent a portion of her WNBA career with the Connecticut Sun.
“Florida State University is excited to once again compete in the Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase. We had the pleasure of playing at the Mohegan Sun just a few years ago and it was a great experience for our student-athletes and staff. We look forward to returning this season,” Wyckoff said.
The Invesco QQQ Women’s Showcase is one event in the Hall of Fame’s series of collegiate events, which continues to grow in an effort to celebrate the game outside the museum walls. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to continue its relationship with LEARFIELD for sponsorship representation of its portfolio of collegiate events.
Florida State will begin the 2022-23 season as one of eight programs whom have made the NCAA Tournament in each of the last nine seasons. The Seminoles join only Louisville and Notre Dame as programs in the ACC whom have made the NCAA postseason in 16 of the last 17 seasons.
Tickets to the 2022 Invesco QQQ Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase will go on sale Friday, September 9th via Ticketmaster and the Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office. Game times and television broadcast details will be released at a later date. For more information, please visit www.hoophall.com.