James Naismith Classic 2019

On November 16, 2019, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is hosting the James Naismith Classic at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.ย  This event features NCAA Division 1 Men’s college basketball programs including Tennessee, Washington, Buffalo, Harvard, Rutgers and St. Bonaventure.

Below is the schedule of games for the James Naismith Classic.

Team 1 Team 2Time
RutgersvsSt. Bonaventure7:30pm

There are four athletes from Ontario participating in the James Naismith Classic with their respective Colleges;

Dominic Johnson6'5"ForwardUniversity of BuffaloWindsor, ON
Luka Sakota6'5"GuardHarvard UniversityEtobicoke, ON
Noah Kirkwood6'7"GuardHarvard UniversityOttawa, ON
Danilo Djuricic6'8"ForwardHarvard UniversityBrampton, ON

To purchase tickets for the event please use this special link for OBA family and friends to book your tickets together and cheer on the athletes!

OBA also has access to amazing Fan Experiences!

  • bring 1 friend through the ticket link for in-arena recognition
  • bring 25 friends to participate in the high five tunnel
  • bring 50 friends and get an on-court photo

Coaches – Also check out this opportunity for professional development. Those attending get 1 NCCP point as a bonus from OBA.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Coaching Clinic Series presented by Dr. Dish
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Friday, November 15th, 2019 – REGISTER HERE

Schedule of Events:
5:30 PM – Registration
6:00 PM – Coach Steve Pikiell (Rutgers University)
7:00 PM – Bob Hurley, Sr. (Hall of Fame Coach, St. Anthony’s High School, NJ)
8:00 PM – John Townsend (NBA Shooting Coach)