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UMFK Bengal Tip-Off Classic to be held November 11 through November 13

November 4, 2005

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual men and women's Bengal Tip-Off Classic November 11 through November 13 at the UMFK SportsCenter.

The women's tournament will be held Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, and men's tourney action is slated for Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13.

Both UMFK teams have many new faces in addition to some solid experienced players from last year.

The 2005 Bengal Tip-Off Classic Schedule is as follows:

Friday, November 11 (Women's first round) 6:00 p.m.- St. Thomas University vs. Central Maine Community College 8:00 p.m.- Mount Allison University vs. UMFK

Saturday, November 12 (Women's second round) 12:00 noon- Central Maine Community College vs. Mount Allison University 2:00 p.m.- St. Thomas University vs. UMFK

Saturday, November 12 (Men's first round) 4:00 p.m.- St. Thomas University vs. Central Maine Community College 6:00 p.m.- Mount Allison University vs. UMFK

Sunday, November 13 (Men's second round) 12:00 noon- Central Maine Community College vs. Mount Allison University 2:00 p.m.- St. Thomas University vs. UMFK

All tournament teams (five players each) and a tournament MPV will be named for both the men and women.

College basketball is underway at UMFK. Fans will get a preview of the year's Bengal players during this weekend's Bengal Tip-Off Classic.