Field Announced for NABC Brooklyn Showcase as NABC Assumes Rights to Event

BROOKLYN – The National Association of Basketball Coaches has assumed rights to the Brooklyn Invitational from the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, and will operate the 2023 event – now rebranded as the NABC Brooklyn Showcase – on Dec. 10 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.


The quadruple header will feature eight Division I men’s basketball programs from across the country, representing many of the sport’s top conferences. Matchups for the NABC Brooklyn Showcase include:


Fordham vs. North Texas (11:30 a.m. ET)

Miami (Fla.) vs. Colorado (2:00 p.m. ET)

St. John’s vs. Boston College (4:30 p.m. ET)

Temple vs. UAlbany (7:00 p.m. ET)


Tickets for the NABC Brooklyn Showcase will go on-sale via Ticketmaster and Barclays Center Box Office via presale on Tuesday, Aug. 15 and general public sale on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Broadcast designations will be announced soon.


“The NABC is committed to advancing college basketball, and we are honored to assume oversight of one of the sport’s premier early season events,” said NABC Executive Director Craig Robinson. “We look forward to hosting this impressive field of eight programs at the iconic Barclays Center and providing a world-class experience for participants and fans alike.”


Along with assuming rights to the NABC Brooklyn Showcase, the NABC also operates the annual National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Classic scheduled for Nov. 22-23 in Kansas City.


About the NABC

The National Association of Basketball Coaches is a professional development and advocacy organization serving over 5,000 members in collegiate, scholastic and youth basketball. The NABC was founded in 1927 by Phog Allen, the legendary University of Kansas coach and student of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball. The NABC works to advance all levels of basketball and further the interests of the coaches and players who participate in the sport. NABC members are Guardians of the Game, upholding the core values of leadership, advocacy, service, education, and inclusion. For more information about the NABC, visit


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