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Canadian Tip-Off Classic underway this weekend

A dozen men’s and women’s basketball teams are set to take the court at Langley Events Centre this weekend at the Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Division II Canadian Tip-off Classic.

Six men’s and six women’s teams will compete in the exhibition tournament, which tips off on Friday, November 3 at 10:30am and concludes on Sunday, November 5 with the final game scheduled for 5:15pm. There will be six games daily.

The three-day event is a partnership between Burnaby’s Simon Fraser University and Langley Events Centre and is the start of a three-year agreement to host the event at LEC, running through 2025.

The women’s field consists of the Simon Fraser Red Leafs, Alaska Nanooks (Fairbanks, Alaska), Central Washington Wildcats (Ellensburg, Washington), Colorado Mesa Mavericks (Grand Junction, Colorado), Texas A&M International Dustdevils (Laredo, Texas) and the Texas-Tyler Patriots (Tyler, Texas).

On the men’s side of the tournament, it is the Simon Fraser Red Leafs, Daemen Wildcats (Amherst, New York), Hawaii Hilo Vulcans (Hilo, Hawaii), St. Edward’s Hilltoppers (Austin, Texas), Seattle Pacific Falcons (Seattle, Washington) and the Western Washington Vikings (Bellingham, Washington).

The games are available to stream for $8US per day while tickets can be purchased at this link. Tickets (which are good for the entire day) are $16.50 for adults (ages 19-64), $13.50 for seniors (ages 65+) and $6 for students (ages 9-18). Children (8 and under) are free, as are any SFU students and faculty, provided they have valid identification.

For daily scores and schedule, please click here.



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