Fort Myers, Fla. – The Seton Hall men’s basketball team will participate in the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off in a four-team tournament that features schools from three other “Power Six Basketball” conferences, tournament officials announced Wednesday. The Pirates will be joined by California, Florida and Ohio State, and the event will take place on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College during Thanksgiving week.
Game dates, matchups, game times and television designations will be announced at a later date.
Official fan travel packages for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off will be available in June for fans looking to spend Thanksgiving Week in sunny Fort Myers with their favorite team. Information on travel packages can be found at www.fortmyerstipoff.com/travel. Ticket-only packages, based on availability, will go on sale this fall. Fans interested in ticket-only packages can visit www.fortmyerstipoff.com/tickets to sign up to receive future ticket updates regarding the 2021 Tournament.
Seton Hall is 14-5 in its last 19 early-season, multi-team event (MTE) games, including winning the 2014 Paradise Jam Tournament title and the 2018 Wooden Legacy Tournament title.
The Pirates last faced California in the 2016 Pearl Harbor Invitational in Honolulu, Hawai’i, a 60-57 Pirates win. They last played Florida in the 2016 AdvoCare Invitational, an 81-76 Gators victory. And The Hall last faced Ohio State on Dec. 20, 2003, a 75-59 Pirates win at the Meadowlands.